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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

7th Grade book talk
by

Emma Johnson

on 13 March 2013

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Transcript of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling Joanne K. Rowling is a British author. She is best known as the author of the Harry Potter series. The Harry Potter book series have won numerous awards and have sold over 400 million copies. J.K. Rowling is now richer then the Queen of England on just the Harry Potter books. She was also a billionaire until this year when she donated 5 million dollars to charity. Another Title: Harry Potter: The Boy Who Lived The reason I would choose this title is beacuse in the wizarding world, Harry is called, "The Boy Who Lived", then, "The Chosen One" in the later books. Category: Fantasy Adventure There are numerous adventures Harry has like finding out that he is a wizard In the book, it talks of Quidditch, spells, and wizards Recommendation: I would give Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 5 stars out of 5 stars. The Harry Potter book series is the best series I've ever read and I would recommend the book series to anyone. Main Characters Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was called Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone in every other country -Main Character
-Only wizard to survive the killing spell, "Avada Kedavra"
-Called "The Boy Who Lived"
-Seeker for the Gryffindor Quidditch team Hermione Granger Ron Weasley -one of Harry's best friends
-smartest girl in year -one of Harry's best friends
-Harry and Ron met on the Hogwarts Express Severus Snape -also known as Snape
-Potions master
-Dislikes Harry Albus Dumbledore -headmaster of Hogwarts
-also known as Dumbledore
-considered to be the only one Voldemort is afraid of Draco Malfoy - Harry's "enemy"
-in Harry's year at Hogwarts
-His friends include Crabbe and Goyle Summary Harry thinks he is an ordinary boy who's parents
died in a car crash, but Harry is no ordinary boy.
He lives in a cupboard underneath the stairs until
a mysterious letter shows up for Harry Potter. It
is addressed to the cupboard under the staircase.
The Dursleys hide all of the envelopes containing
the mysterious letters and travel to numerous places, including an old shack near the ocean. While trying to avoid the letters, the letters keep finding Harry. Finally a half-giant named Hagrid comes and takes Harry to a Magical school where Harry feels like he can finally belong. Point Of View: Narrator Main Conflict Character vs. Society He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named You-Know-Who Lord Voldemort -the most feared and most powerful wizard of all time A.K.A. -The main conflict is character versus society because Harry is trying to get adjusted to a new world he has been introduced to. Example from book: THE END ..."Harry --- yer a wizard."
There was silence in the hut. Only the sea and the whistling wind could be heard.
"I'm a what?" gasped Harry...
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