Have timeline format contiguous throughout books and movies. Include JK life relevancies into timeline.
By George Anderson Jr. Current Events Mr. Salmon
J.K. Rowling Born in 1965 Has three children Taught in Portugal as an English teacher. Worked for five years on the story’s plots for each book before writing out the first manuscript. She couldn’t afford to copy her manuscript, so she typed out four copies of her manuscript on her old typewriter. Worlds first Billionaire author.
Nestle Smarties Book Prize Primo Centro per la Carnegie Medal Letteratura Infantile (Italy) Guardian Childrens Fiction Prix Sorciere (France) Prize Royal Mail Award for Scottish British Book Awards Lifetime Childrens Books Achievement Chevalier de la Legion Edinburgh Award d’Honneur (France)
1990 The idea for the book came while she was waiting at a train station. Her mother dies of cancer. This affects how she writes concerning Harry’s parents death.1993 She fought bouts of depression streaming from divorce and her mothers death. This feeling of desperation and loneliness gave her the inspiration for the dementors.1995 She writes whenever and wherever she can, from café’s to bus stops. She completes the first book. Her literary agent warns her "You do realize, you will never make a fortune out of writing childrens books?”
1996 Bloomsbury Press accepts book and gives her a $4000 advance.1997 US Rights Sold to Scholastic. They gave her a $100,000 advance. She is now able to quit her job and devote her time to writing.1998 The Second book is released in UK. The first book had it’s name changed, chapter Illustrations added, and is then released to the US. It’s first run was 50,000 copies.
1999 In June the second book is published in the US with 250,000 copies. In July the third book is released in the UK and sells over 68,000 in two days. In September the third book is release in the US with a run of 500,000 copies.2000 In June the fourth book is released in both US and UK with a combined first run of over 5,000,000 copies. In August Daniel Radcliff, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint are chosen to be the actors for the movie/s. Due to the series popularity, children’s book received it’s own pop list.
2001 In the US, the first movie was seen on 3,762 movie screens, and set a record take of $90 million.2002 Richard Harris, the actor who played Dumbledore dies. In November, the second film takes in $88 million.2003 The fifth book is released in the US with a first run of 6.4 million copies. This is the longest of the books with 870 pages.
2004 The third film takes in $97 million2005 The sixth book is released in the US with a first run of 10.8 million copies. Braille edition released. The fourth film takes in $101 million.2007 The seventh and final book is released in the US with first day sales of over 11 million copies. In July the fifth film takes in $144 million in the US, and $330 million worldwide.2009 The sixth movie takes in $394 million in 5 days, and $934 million worldwide.
1999- Copyright-The legend of Rah and the Muggles 2003- Illegal Books-Harry Potter and leopard-walk-up-to- Dragon(Chinese)/Harry Potter in Calcutta(Indian). 2005- Trademark- Weird Sisters “Wyrd Sisters” 2009- Plagiarism–The adventures of Willy Wizard: A Livid Land 2010- Jesus Potter, Harry Christ-Church of England said she stole from bible. Just Kidding 2011- American Christian – magic in Harry Potter promotes witchcraft in children
“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I felt as a child, Ithought as a child: now that I am become a man, I have put away childish things.” 1Corinthians 13:15
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