BBY/ABY is used to position items along the Star Wars Timeline. BBY refers to Before the Battle of Yavin. ABY refers to After the Battle of Yavin. The Battle of Yavin in Episode IV: A New Hope occured in 0 BBY/ABY.
The Youtini Expanded Universe Ranking system is a 1-5 scale that ranks EU book quality, difficulty, and importance. Books closer to Level 1 are easier to read and understand, more important, and of higher quality.
This volume collects the first three Young Jedi Knights books, Heirs of the Force, Shadow Academy, and The Lost Ones. The series propels Jacen and Jaina Solo into the spotlight as they train to become Jedi at Luke's Jedi Academy on Yavin IV. But when you're an heir to the Skywalker legacy, there's never a dull moment! Jacen, Jaina, their friends Tenel Ka Djo, Lowbacca, and Em Teedee go from one crisis after another—whether it's being captured by Imperials or crash-landing in the untamed jungle on a training exercise.
Young Jedi Knights: Jedi Shadow is a compilation of the first three books in the Star Wars: Young Jedi Knights series: