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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Trailer Released: Today in Books

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Solo: A Star Wars Story Trailer Released

Good Morning, America aired the first full trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story. On Sunday during the Super Bowl, Lucasfilm released a teaser, promising and delivering a full trailer today. The movie will follow Han Solo, played by Alden Ehrenreich, as he meets Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian, played by Donald Glover, years before he joins the Rebellion. The movie is out May 25, and you can watch the trailer here.

DC’s New YA And Middle Grade Imprints

DC Entertainment announced two new original graphic novel publishing imprints: DC Ink for YA readers, and DC Zoom for middle grade readers. The stories will be built around characters like Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman, with the first titles from DC Ink and DC Zoom to be released this fall. The first DC Ink titles include Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass by Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) and Steve Pugh, and Mera by Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die). The first DC Zoom title will be DC Super Hero Girls: Search for Atlantis by Shea Fontana (Wonder Woman Rebirth) and Yancey Labat.

Jason Reynolds To Serve As National Spokesperson For School Library Month

This April, Jason Reynolds will serve as the national spokesperson for the American Association of School Librarians’ 2018 School Library Month. The event “celebrates school libraries as approachable, equitable, and personalized learning environments necessary for every student’s well-rounded education.” The Ghost author recently spoke at the AASL National Conference in Phoenix.