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Harry Potter

  1. 1. Harry Potter Books Characters The Author Movies Extras
  2. 2. The Movies <ul><li>The first 5 books have already been made into movies and the last two will be as well. </li></ul><ul><li>The newest movie “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” grossed $139.7 million in its first 5 days open. </li></ul><ul><li>See the trailer for this movie </li></ul>
  3. 3. Harry Potter Extras <ul><li>Please visit the websites below for more Harry Potter </li></ul><ul><li>scholastic.com </li></ul><ul><li>Kidsreads.com </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Author J.K. Rowling <ul><li>A Rags to Riches Story </li></ul><ul><li>J.K. Rowling was a divorced single mother who was living on public assistance. She wrote Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at a table in a café while her daughter was napping. Rowling says she wrote Harry Potter when she was very low and had to achieve something. </li></ul><ul><li>And achieve she did, each of the 6 Harry Potter books have been #1 on The New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal best seller lists. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Characters Harry Potter Ron Weasley Hermione Granger
  6. 6. Harry Potter <ul><li>Harry Potter is the main character in the book. Harry is an outcast in the “muggle” world but a legend in the wizard world. Harry was orphaned as a child when an evil wizard, Lord Voldemort killed his parents. It becomes Harry’s personal goal to stop Lord Voldemort from hurting anyone else. </li></ul>Return to Character List
  7. 7. Ron Weasley <ul><li>Ron is Harry’s trusty sidekick. Ron comes from a large family, and they bring lots of humor to the books. Ron stays loyal to Harry and accompanies him on most adventures. Yet there are times when Ron’s jealousy of Harry gets the better of him… </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hermione Granger <ul><li>Hermione is one of Harry’s closest friends in the books. Hermione is quite the book worm and spends a great deal of her time studying. Her obsession with studying comes in handy when it comes to knowing how to do spells to get them out of dangerous situations. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Books Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Return to main menu
  10. 10. In the first book of the series the main character Harry Potter is introduced. Harry is an eleven year old boy who was orphaned as a baby. He lives with his aunt and uncle the Dursleys who are not very nice to him. On his eleventh birthday Harry receives an invitation to attend a special school called Hogwarts. Harry finds out he is a wizard. In this book you will be introduced to all the characters and experience exciting adventures with Harry as he learns about his ancestry and the wizard who killed his parents. Return to book list
  11. 11. In the second book in the series you will follow Harry through his second year at Hogwarts.Harry will have to find out who or what is turning Hogwart’s students to stone. Of course this will not be an easy task to accomplish, there will be plenty of exciting events to fill the pages.
  12. 12. Follow Harry through his third year at Hogwarts. In this book a prisoner named Sirius Black escapes from the prison Azkaban. Sirius was convicted of killing 13 people with a single curse and now he is after Harry… Trivia Game
  13. 13. In the fourth book of the series the mysteries continue. A competition involving students from two other rival schools of magic will take place at Hogwarts, and Harry has been chosen to compete in it. This is not your average competition… Harry will be forced to complete extremely dangerous tasks. Trivia Game
  14. 14. Harry’s fifth year at Hogwarts will not be an easy one. Lord Voldemort is back and poses great danger to the wizarding world. To make the situation even worse there is a great divide among those who believe he is back and those who do not. Will Harry be able to escape Lord Voldemort?? Trivia Game
  15. 15. This book is the final installment in the series. All questions are promised to be answered. It is supposed to be the most interesting book of them all. It will be released on July 21, 2007.
  16. 16. In Harry’s sixth year at Hogwarts he is faced with more problems and danger than ever before. Harry is more committed than ever to defeat Lord Voldemort no matter what the cost. The book ends with a shock you will never predict! Trivia Game

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