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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer s Stone

Author : J. K. Rowling
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Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. 180,000 first printing.

Themes from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer s Stone Level 3

Author : John Williams
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These exciting, easy arrangements of John Williams' motion picture score capture the sounds and characters from this thrilling movie. Muggles of all ages will want to play these memorable themes including: * Hedwig's Theme * Harry's Wondrous World * Diagon Alley * Hogwarts Forever! * Quidditch Match * Voldemort * Nimbus 2000 * Family Portrait This great piano collection may be used just for fun or as supplementary study along with Level Three or Level Four piano methods.

A Guide for Using Harry Potter and the Sorcerer s Stone Other Harry Potter Books in the Classroom

Author : Michelle Breyer
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Females and Harry Potter

Author : Ruthann Mayes-Elma
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Uses critical discourse analysis, feminist theory, and critical theory to examine the female characters in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, focusing on such themes as validating/enabling, intelligence, and mothering.

The Sorcerer s Companion

Author : Allan Zola Kronzek
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The New York Times bestseller, now fully updated to include the complete seven-volume series. Who was the real Nicholas Flamel? How did the Sorcerer’s Stone get its power? Did J. K. Rowling dream up the terrifying basilisk, the seductive veela, or the vicious grindylow? And if she didn’t, who did? Millions of readers around the world have been enchanted by the magical world of wizardry, spells, and mythical beasts inhabited by Harry Potter and his friends. But what most readers don’t know is that there is a centuries-old trove of true history, folklore, and mythology behind Harry’s fantastic universe. Now, with The Sorcerer’s Companion, those without access to the Hogwarts Library can school themselves in the fascinating reality behind J. K. Rowling’s world of magic. Newly updated to include Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, The Sorcerer’s Companion allows curious readers to look up anything magical from the Harry Potter books and discover a wealth of entertaining, unexpected information. Wands and wizards, boggarts and broomsticks, hippogriffs and herbology, all have astonishing histories rooted in legend, literature, or real-life events dating back hundreds or even thousands of years. Magic wands, like those sold in Rowling’s Diagon Alley, were once fashioned by Druid sorcerers out of their sacred yew trees. Love potions were first concocted in ancient Greece and Egypt. And books of spells and curses were highly popular during the Middle Ages. From Amulets to Zombies, you’ll also learn: • how to read tea leaves • where to find a basilisk today • how King Frederick II of Denmark financed a war with a unicorn horn • who the real Merlin was • how to safely harvest mandrake root • who wore the first invisibility cloak • how to get rid of a goblin • why owls were feared in the ancient world • what really lies beyond the Veil • the origins of our modern-day “bogeyman,” and more. A spellbinding tour of Harry’s captivating world, The Sorcerer’s Companion is a must for every Potter aficionado’s bookshelf. The Sorcerer's Companion has not been prepared, approved, or licensed by any person or entity that created, published, or produced the Harry Potter books or related properties.

Wings of Fancy

Author : Joan Garner
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Announcing Wings of Fancy: Using Readers Theatre to Study Fantasy Genre, a new look at Readers Theatre targeted for middle grade readers (grades 4-8).

How to Analyze the Works of J K Rowling

Author : Victoria Peterson-Hilleque
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This title explores the creative works of famous novelist J.K. Rowling. Books analyzed include Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Rowling. "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


Author : Alexis Burling
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This title examines the role and theme of the hero archetype in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, To Kill a Mockingbird, 12 Years a Slave, The Scarlet Letter, and Little Women. It features four analysis papers that consider the hero theme, each using different critical lenses, writing techniques, or aspects of the theme. Critical thinking questions, sidebars highlighting and explaining each thesis and argument, and other possible approaches for analysis help students understand the mechanics of essay writing. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

The Psychology of Harry Potter

Author : Neil Mulholland
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Harry Potter has provided a portal to the wizarding world for millions of readers, but an examination of Harry, his friends and his enemies will take us on yet another journey: through the psyche of the Muggle (and wizard!) mind. The twists and turns of the series, as well as the psychological depth and complexity of J. K. Rowling’s characters, have kept fans enthralled with and puzzling over the many mysteries that permeate Hogwarts and beyond: Do the Harry Potter books encourage disobedience? Why is everyone so fascinated by Professor Lupin? What exactly will Harry and his friends do when they finally pass those N.E.W.T.s? Do even wizards live by the ticking of the clock? Is Harry destined to end up alone? And why did it take Ron and Hermione so long to get together? Now, in The Psychology of Harry Potter, leading psychologists delve into the ultimate Chamber of Secrets, analyzing human mind and motivation by examining the themes and characters that make the Harry Potter books the bestselling fantasy series of all time. Grab a spot on the nearest couch, and settle in for some fresh revelations about our favorite young wizard!

Transmedia Harry Potter

Author : Christopher E. Bell
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 Transmediation--the telling of a single story across multiple media--is a relatively new phenomenon. While there have been adaptations (books to films, for example) for more than a century, modern technology and media consumption have expanded the scope of trans-mediating practices. Nowhere are these more evident than within the Harry Potter universe, where a coherent world and narrative are iterated across books, films, video games, fan fiction, art, music and more. Curated by a leading Harry Potter scholar, this collection of new essays explores the range of Potter texts across a variety of media.

J K Rowling

Author : Ann Gaines
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Describes the life and career of author J.K. Rowling.

The Binge Watcher s Guide to the Harry Potter Films An Unofficial Companion

Author : Cecilia Tan
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A fun, fan-centric guide to re-living the magic of all eight original HP movies, whether you binge watch or just read the book! It's hard to believe, but 20 years have passed since a baby-faced Daniel Radcliffe took the screen test that would lead to him becoming Harry Potter for an entire generation of movie-goers. And now it's time to introduce a new generation to the magic that is the Harry Potter films. Join Cecilia Tan, a writer, editor, and devoted Harry Potter fan, as she takes you back to Hogwarts, through a fan-centric guided tour of all eight movies in THE BINGE WATCHER'S GUIDE TO THE HARRY POTTER FILMS where you can re-live all the excitement and wonder of seeing Harry hop on his broom for the very first time. Tan will guide you through loving, fun--yet occasionally snarky--recaps of each film, as well slather on many behind-the-scenes facts and stories about how the films were made. Casting decisions, near misses, movie artistry: she’ll cover it all, and more, as well as critical analysis of the films' significance in pop culture, filmmaking, and history. Not only that, since this is a Binge Watcher's Guide, Tan shares actual tips for binge watching, including recipes and suggestions for hosting your own Harry Potter themed binge-watching party.

Hit List for Children 2

Author : Beverley Becker
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Featuring 24 "hot button" books, Hit List for Children 2 presents a who's who of children's literature writers. With a profile of each book that includes its plot, characters, published reviews, awards and prizes, and author resources, you will be prepared to answer even the toughest attacks.

From Writing to Composing

Author : Beverly Ingram
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Dear classmates - Friends and relatives - Staying in touch - Sharing stories - Three good ways - Class publication - Writing more, writing better : follow these steps - Class statistics - The perfect routine - Great trips - Info expo - Exercise opinions - Portraits of special people - An armchair visit.

The Gentle Rapist

Author : Ericka Courtney
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When the pragmatic Cherelle Collins is faced with the reality that her marriage is not what she expected , she is faced with other options that she feels are worth exploring. However, a series of events and decisions leads her into the arms of another man. Cherelle is delighted with the fantasy that life may have a light at the end of the tunnel for her with Keith, her fresh love interest included in those plans. However, just as she is about to make her highly anticipated escape into freedom, her past comes to haunt her, and the romantic tryst is tested by a shocking revelation of past memories. Upon this horrid discovery, Cherelle will need to make a choice between commitments to herself or the desire to elude her life. Regrettably that option won't be solely up to her. Cherelles fate lies in the hands of her forgiving heart. Will her willingness to clench onto her marital facade break the binds that have been holding her captive for so many years? Or will she choose to come face to face with her true identity? Erasing the fears of past in order to began a new existence?

SCP Journal

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Harry Potter Narnia and The Lord of the Rings

Author : Richard Abanes
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The author of the bestselling "The Truth Behind The Da Vinci Code" shares his strong biblical knowledge to help readers examine contemporary books and films from the fantasy genre in order to make wise decisions based on the potential impact the stories can have on young minds. (Christian Religion)


Author : Frederick S. Clarke
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Harry Potter Handbook Movie Magic

Author : Scholastic Inc
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Presents a guide to the Harry Potter film series, including information on the actors, characters, settings, and special effects of the films.

Oxford Children s Classics The Secret Garden

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
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What are you looking for? Friendship! Mystery! Adventure! Secrets! When spoiled, selfish orphan Mary Lennox is sent to live at lonley Misselthwaite Manor in Yorkshire, she discovers a magical world on the other side of a locked garden door. Mary decides to bring the abandoned garden she finds there back to life; and in doing so, changes her own forever. Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of The Secret Garden, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with an amazing assortment of recommendations and activities.