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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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There it was, hanging in the sky above the school: the blazing green skull with a serpent tongue, the mark Death Eaters left behind whenever they had entered a building... wherever they had murdered... When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort's darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny... Having now become classics of our time, the Harry Potter ebooks never fail to bring comfort and escapism to readers of all ages. With its message of hope, belonging and the enduring power of truth and love, the story of the Boy Who Lived continues to delight generations of new readers.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.K. Rowling
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling Summary

'Give me Harry Potter,' said Voldemort's voice, 'and none shall be harmed. Give me Harry Potter, and I shall leave the school untouched. Give me Harry Potter, and you will be rewarded.' As he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid's motorbike and takes to the skies, leaving Privet Drive for the last time, Harry Potter knows that Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters are not far behind. The protective charm that has kept Harry safe until now is broken, but he cannot keep hiding. The Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything Harry loves and to stop him Harry will have to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. The final battle must begin - Harry must stand and face his enemy... Having now become classics of our time, the Harry Potter ebooks never fail to bring comfort and escapism to readers of all ages. With its message of hope, belonging and the enduring power of truth and love, the story of the Boy Who Lived continues to delight generations of new readers.

Very Good Lives

Very Good Lives Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. K. Rowling
Editor: Little, Brown
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Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling Summary

J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice. In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, VERY GOOD LIVES presents J.K. Rowling's words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life. How can we embrace failure? And how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others? Drawing from stories of her own post-graduate years, the world famous author addresses some of life's most important questions with acuity and emotional force.

Unlikely Warrior

Unlikely Warrior Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Georg Rauch
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Unlikely Warrior by Georg Rauch Summary

As a young adult in wartime Vienna, Georg Rauch helped his mother hide dozens of Jews from the Gestapo behind false walls in their top-floor apartment and arrange for their safe transport out of the country. His family was among the few who worked underground to resist Nazi rule. Then came the day he was drafted into Hitler's army and shipped out to fight on the Eastern front as part of the German infantry—in spite of his having confessed his own Jewish ancestry. Thus begins the incredible journey of a nineteen year old thrust unwillingly into an unjust war, who must use his smarts, skills, and bare-knuckled determination to stay alive in the trenches, avoid starvation and exposure during the brutal Russian winter, survive more than one Soviet labor camp, and somehow find his way back home. Unlikely Warrior is Rauch's true account of this extraordinary adventure.

The Land of Roar

The Land of Roar Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jenny McLachlan
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The Land of Roar by Jenny McLachlan Summary

Everyone remembers their secret imaginary world…but what if you discovered that yours was real? When Arthur and Rose were little, they were the heroes of Roar, a magical world they invented where the wildest creations of their imaginations roamed. Now that they’re eleven, Roar is just a distant memory. But it hasn’t forgotten them. When their grandfather is spirited away into Roar by the villain who still haunts their nightmares, Arthur and Rose must go back to the world they’d almost left behind. And when they get there, they discover that Grandad isn’t the only one who needs their help. This enchanting, action-packed novel is perfect for readers who’ve always dreamed of exploring Narnia and Neverland.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.K. Rowling
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling Summary

'There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.' Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true. Having now become classics of our time, the Harry Potter ebooks never fail to bring comfort and escapism to readers of all ages. With its message of hope, belonging and the enduring power of truth and love, the story of the Boy Who Lived continues to delight generations of new readers.

Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (1-7)

Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (1-7) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.K. Rowling
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Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (1-7) by J.K. Rowling Summary

All seven eBooks in the multi-award winning, internationally bestselling Harry Potter series, available as one download with stunning cover art by Olly Moss. Enjoy the stories that have captured the imagination of millions worldwide. Having now become classics of our time, the Harry Potter ebooks never fail to bring comfort and escapism to readers of all ages. With its message of hope, belonging and the enduring power of truth and love, the story of the Boy Who Lived continues to delight generations of new readers.

Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep

Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Liz Kessler
Editor: Candlewick Press
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Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep by Liz Kessler Summary

"High-action adventure, a plucky protagonist, and whimsical illustrations enliven this sea fantasy, which will be most thoroughly appreciated by series followers." — Booklist Picture an island set in a glittering blue sea, sparkling with white sand and palm trees, a secret place where humans and merfolk live together. To Emily Windsnap — half mermaid, half human — her new home is perfect. That is, until Emily ruins everything by waking a legendary sea monster known as the kraken from its hundred-year sleep. . . . An enchanting tale with a fabulous monster, engaging characters, and plenty of mermaid magic, this second fantasy about Emily Windsnap is filled with charm and warmth.

The Mother Code

The Mother Code Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carole Stivers
Editor: Penguin
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The Mother Code by Carole Stivers Summary

What it means to be human—and a mother—is put to the test in Carole Stivers’s debut novel set in a world that is more chilling and precarious than ever. The year is 2049. When a deadly non-viral agent intended for biowarfare spreads out of control, scientists must scramble to ensure the survival of the human race. They turn to their last resort, a plan to place genetically engineered children inside the cocoons of large-scale robots—to be incubated, birthed, and raised by machines. But there is yet one hope of preserving the human order: an intelligence programmed into these machines that renders each unique in its own right—the Mother Code. Kai is born in America’s desert Southwest, his only companion his robotic Mother, Rho-Z. Equipped with the knowledge and motivations of a human mother, Rho-Z raises Kai and teaches him how to survive. But as children like Kai come of age, their Mothers transform too—in ways that were never predicted. And when government survivors decide that the Mothers must be destroyed, Kai is faced with a choice. Will he break the bond he shares with Rho-Z? Or will he fight to save the only parent he has ever known? Set in a future that could be our own, The Mother Code explores what truly makes us human—and the tenuous nature of the boundaries between us and the machines we create.

The Hogwarts Library Collection

The Hogwarts Library Collection Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.K. Rowling
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The Hogwarts Library Collection by J.K. Rowling Summary

A collection of three books treasured by users of the great library at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Newt Scamander's masterful work on magical creatures; Quidditch Through the Ages, a comprehensive history of the game and its rules; and The Tales of Beedle the Bard, with an introduction and illustrations by J.K. Rowling and extensive commentary by Albus Dumbledore. A treasure trove of magical facts and fairy tales, the Hogwarts Library Collection is an essential companion to the Harry Potter series. This collection includes the updated edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, with a new foreword from J.K. Rowling (writing as Newt Scamander) and six new beasts! Comic Relief, operating name Charity Projects, is a registered charity in the UK with charity nos. 326568 (England/Wales) and SC039730 (Scotland). Lumos Foundation is a registered charity in the UK with no. 1112575 (England/Wales) and in the USA (EIN 47-2301085). Both organisations work across the UK and globally helping children and young people have a better life. 15% of the proceeds* received by Pottermore Limited from the Fantastic Beasts and the Quidditch Through the Ages ebooks will be made available to the charities and will be shared 20% for Comic Relief and 80% for Lumos Foundation. At least 90% of the proceeds* received by Pottermore Limited from the Beedle the Bard ebook will be made available by the publisher to Lumos Foundation. *Proceeds means the cash-price or cash-equivalent price less sales taxes.

Harry Potter - Sheet Music from the Complete Film Series

Harry Potter - Sheet Music from the Complete Film Series Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Williams,Patrick Doyle,Nicholas Hooper,Alexandre Desplat,Dan Coates
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Harry Potter - Sheet Music from the Complete Film Series by John Williams,Patrick Doyle,Nicholas Hooper,Alexandre Desplat,Dan Coates Summary

With the Harry Potter film series now complete, Alfred Music and Warner Bros. Entertainment are proud to present easy piano arrangements from the eight epic films together in one collectible volume. For the first time ever, 37 sheet music selections by John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper, and Alexandre Desplat are collected along with eight pages of color stills from The Sorcerer's Stone to The Deathly Hallows, Part 2. By popular request, "Leaving Hogwarts" from The Sorcerer's Stone appears in this collection for the first time. It's a perfect gift for pianists of all ages who love the music of Harry Potter. Titles: * Diagon Alley * Family Portrait * Harry's Wondrous World * Hedwig's Theme * Leaving Hogwarts * Nimbus 2000 * Voldemort * The Chamber of Secrets * Fawkes the Phoenix * Buckbeak's Flight * Double Trouble * Hagrid the Professor * Harry in Winter * Hogwarts March * Potter Waltz * This Is the Night * Dumbledoreäó»s Army * Fireworks * Loved Ones and Leaving * Professor Umbridge * Dumbledore's Farewell * Harry and Hermione * In Noctem * When Ginny Kissed Harry * Farewell to Dobby * Godric's Hollow Graveyard * Harry and Ginny * Obliviate * Ron Leaves * Snape to Malfoy Manor * Courtyard Apocalypse * Harry's Sacrifice * Lily's Lullaby * Lily's Theme * A New Beginning * Severus and Lily * Statues

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (Book Analysis)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (Book Analysis) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bright Summaries
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (Book Analysis) by Bright Summaries Summary

Unlock the more straightforward side of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling, which follows Harry as he tries to learn as much as possible about Lord Voldemort’s powers and weaknesses while still keeping up with his schoolwork, dealing with teenage drama and trying to keep an eye on his rival Draco Malfoy, who has been behaving oddly ever since their return to Hogwarts... Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is the sixth novel in J.K. Rowling’s bestselling seven-book series, which has inspired films, video games, board games and even a theme park. Rowling is now a household name around the world, and her other books include The Casual Vacancy (2012) and The Cuckoo’s Calling (2013), which was published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Find out everything you need to know about Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic

Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic Pdf/ePub eBook Author: British Library
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Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic by British Library Summary

An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed with unseen sketches and manuscript pages from J.K. Rowling, magical illustrations from Jim Kay and weird, wonderful and inspiring artefacts that have been magically released from the archives at the British Library. This spellbinding eBook takes readers on a journey through the Hogwarts curriculum, from Herbology, Defence Against the Dark Arts, Astronomy, Divination and more. Discover the truth behind making the Philosopher's Stone, create your very own potion and uncover the secret of invisible ink. Learn all about the history of mandrake roots and dragons, discover what witches really used their brooms for, pore over incredible images of actual mermaids and read about real-life potions and astronomers, alchemists and more. The perfect gift for aspiring witches and wizards and any Harry Potter fan. Celebrating twenty years of Harry Potter magic, and produced in association with the British Library to support their major exhibition, Harry Potter: A History of Magic. Please be aware that this is a fixed format ebook.

A Study Guide for J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

A Study Guide for J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
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A Study Guide for J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by Gale, Cengage Learning Summary

A Study Guide for J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary News For Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary News For Students for all of your research needs.

How to Analyze the Works of J. K. Rowling

How to Analyze the Works of J. K. Rowling Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Victoria Peterson-Hilleque
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How to Analyze the Works of J. K. Rowling by Victoria Peterson-Hilleque Summary

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.

ハリー・ポッターと謎のプリンス - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

ハリー・ポッターと謎のプリンス - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J.K. Rowling
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ハリー・ポッターと謎のプリンス - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling Summary

ヴォルデモートの復活のせいで、夏だというのに国中に冷たい霧が立ち込めていた。そんな中を、ダーズリーの家にダンブルドアがやって来るという。いったい何のために? そして、ダンブルドアの右手に異変が......。ホグワーツ校では、思いもかけない人物が「闇の魔術に対する防衛術」の新しい先生となり、授業を受け持つことになった。一方ハリーは、突然「魔法薬」の才能を発揮する。授業はますます難しくなるが、ホグワーツの6年生は青春真っ只中。 ハリーには新しい恋人が現われ、ロンとハーマイオニーは仲たがいする。しかし、ドラコ・マルフォイだけは不可解な行動をとる。最後に起こる衝撃のどんでん返し。そして悲しい別れ。17年前の予言は、ハリーとヴォルデモートとの対決を避けられないものにした。過酷な運命に立ち向かう16歳のハリー、物語は第7巻の最終章へともつれこむ。

Harry Potter Film Vault: Celebrations, Food, and Publications of the Wizarding World

Harry Potter Film Vault: Celebrations, Food, and Publications of the Wizarding World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Insight Editions
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Harry Potter Film Vault: Celebrations, Food, and Publications of the Wizarding World by Insight Editions Summary

A behind-the-scenes look into the creation of what contributes to the culture of the Harry Potter community—feasts, music, weddings, magazines, and more. Celebratory gatherings, delicious meals, and books and newspapers are key elements of the Harry Potter films. Packed with concept art and unit photography and featuring striking insights from the filmmakers, this volume gives readers an inside look at many of the props and costumes that help make the Wizarding World feel so richly imagined, from the decor featured at the Yule Ball and Weasley wedding to Hogwarts textbooks. Harry Potter Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Praise for the Harry Potter Film Vault series “A detailed, behind-the-scenes look at creating some aspect of the wizarding world for the films.” —The Leaky Cauldron “These are great! They’re gorgeous, and because they break down the different aspects of the films into twelve volumes, they may have more detail than some of the other compendiums out there . . . these might just be my new favorite Potter film books.” —MuggleNet “[A] super cool behind the scenes series of the Harry Potter films.” —Apartment Therapy “You’re going to want to collect them all.” —Wizards and Whatnot

Harry Potter Film Vault: The Order of the Phoenix and Dark Forces

Harry Potter Film Vault: The Order of the Phoenix and Dark Forces Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Insight Editions
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Harry Potter Film Vault: The Order of the Phoenix and Dark Forces by Insight Editions Summary

Good versus evil brought to cinematic life: the opposing forces of Dumbledore’s benevolent wizards and the power-hungry Voldemort and the Death Eaters. From Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody to Sirius Black and Nymphadora Tonks, members of the Order of the Phoenix play a central role in the Harry Potter films. This volume gives an in-depth look at the secret society and also covers the Death Eaters and other Dark forces that oppose it. Harry Potter Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Praise for the Harry Potter Film Vault series “A detailed, behind-the-scenes look at creating some aspect of the wizarding world for the films.” —The Leaky Cauldron “These are great! They’re gorgeous, and because they break down the different aspects of the films into twelve volumes, they may have more detail than some of the other compendiums out there . . . these might just be my new favorite Potter film books.” —MuggleNet “[A] super cool behind the scenes series of the Harry Potter films . . . Twelve volumes that take the viewer on distinct adventures that unveil various aspects of the beloved movies.” —Apartment Therapy “You’re going to want to collect them all.” —Wizards and Whatnot

The Exercise of Biopower through Race and Class in the Harry Potter Series

The Exercise of Biopower through Race and Class in the Harry Potter Series Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nilay Erdem Ayyıldız
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The Exercise of Biopower through Race and Class in the Harry Potter Series by Nilay Erdem Ayyıldız Summary

This book offers a biopolitical analysis of J. K. Rowling’s globally-known Harry Potter series, including Jack Thorne and John Tiffany’s stage production of Rowling’s story, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (2016). It indicates that modern children’s fantasy school stories both perpetuate power inequalities as an effective dispositif of bioengineering, and simultaneously provide a political dissident perspective to power relations through an impossible fantasy world parallel to the real one. It applies Michel Foucault’s biopolitical analytics, referring to his key works to reveal that race and class are used interactively as an agent for the exercise of biopower, in addition to Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri’s rereading of Foucauldian biopolitics and biopower, introducing the concepts of “multitude,” “the common,” and “the Empire” to decipher the relationship between power and resistance besides the types and results of resistance in relation to biopolitics and biopower. As such, the book will appeal to undergraduates, academics, and all readers interested in modern fantasy works and school stories as well as critical theories, including those of Foucault and Hardt and Negri, particularly biopolitical analytics.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patrick Keating
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Patrick Keating Summary

An essential work of twenty-first-century cinema, Alfonso Cuarón’s 2004 film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is an elegant exemplar of contemporary cinematic trends, including serial storytelling, the rise of the fantasy genre, digital filmmaking, and collaborative authorship. With craft, wonder, and wit, the film captures the most engaging elements of the novel while artfully translating its literary point of view into cinematic terms that expand on the world established in the book series and previous films. In this book, Patrick Keating examines how Cuarón and his collaborators employ cinematography, production design, music, performance, costume, dialogue, and more to create the richly textured world of Harry Potter—a world filtered principally through Harry’s perspective, characterized by gaps, uncertainties, and surprises. Rather than upholding the vision of a single auteur, Keating celebrates Cuarón’s direction as a collaborative achievement that resulted in a family blockbuster layered with thematic insights.

Harry Potter Film Vault: Forest, Lake, and Sky Creatures

Harry Potter Film Vault: Forest, Lake, and Sky Creatures Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Insight Editions
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Harry Potter Film Vault: Forest, Lake, and Sky Creatures by Insight Editions Summary

An insider’s look at how artists and creature designers brought Thestrals, Grindylows, Acromantula, dragons, and more to cinematic life. From centaurs to merpeople and horn-tailed dragons, magical creatures and terrifying beasts are key characters in the Harry Potter films. Harry Potter Film Vault: Volume 1: Forest, Lake, and Sky Creatures features illustrations and behind-the-scenes photography that give fans an in-depth look at the development and creation of the magnificent creatures seen throughout the movies. The Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Praise for the Harry Potter Film Vault series “A detailed, behind-the-scenes look at creating some aspect of the wizarding world for the films.” —The Leaky Cauldron “These are great! They’re gorgeous, and because they break down the different aspects of the films into twelve volumes, they may have more detail than some of the other compendiums out there . . . these might just be my new favorite Potter film books.” —MuggleNet “[A] super cool behind the scenes series of the Harry Potter films . . . Twelve volumes that take the viewer on distinct adventures that unveil various aspects of the beloved movies.” —Apartment Therapy “You’re going to want to collect them all.” —Wizards and Whatnot

Magic of Fiction in Illuminating Transformation

Magic of Fiction in Illuminating Transformation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Donald Stoesz
Editor: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1525556002
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Magic of Fiction in Illuminating Transformation by Donald Stoesz Summary

This book is a direct response to the two most frequently asked questions that I receive as a prison chaplain: Are offenders remorseful for what they have done? Is it possible for them to change? While the answer to the first question is often a resounding Yes!, this does not mean that it is always possible for inmates to change. Some of them find it too difficult, too much sacrifice, too much work. Others are willingly to make the long journey toward healing and wholeness. The intractability of Tom Riddle in the Harry Potter series is used to look at the challenges of feeling remorse. The story of Jean Valjean details the journey from remorse to forgiveness, from grace to justification, from being reborn to becoming sanctified, from becoming holy to learning how to love. Jesus’ remarks that “he can lay down his life and take it up again” is used to develop a stronger theology of the will. The divine and human will are ever present in enabling change to occur. The sacrificial example of Saint Francis of Assisi shows how voluntary poverty, chastity, and obedience are necessary ingredients in becoming spiritually whole. The book concludes with a reflection on Dismas, the first Christian martyr.

Heroism in the Harry Potter Series

Heroism in the Harry Potter Series Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Katrin Berndt,Lena Steveker
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Heroism in the Harry Potter Series by Katrin Berndt,Lena Steveker Summary

Taking up the various conceptions of heroism that are conjured in the Harry Potter series, this collection examines the ways fictional heroism in the twenty-first century challenges the idealized forms of a somewhat simplistic masculinity associated with genres like the epic, romance and classic adventure story. The collection's three sections address broad issues related to genre, Harry Potter's development as the central heroic character and the question of who qualifies as a hero in the Harry Potter series. Among the topics are Harry Potter as both epic and postmodern hero, the series as a modern-day example of psychomachia, the series' indebtedness to the Gothic tradition, Harry's development in the first six film adaptations, Harry Potter and the idea of the English gentleman, Hermione Granger's explicitly female version of heroism, adult role models in Harry Potter, and the complex depictions of heroism exhibited by the series' minor characters. Together, the essays suggest that the Harry Potter novels rely on established generic, moral and popular codes to develop new and genuine ways of expressing what a globalized world has applauded as ethically exemplary models of heroism based on responsibility, courage, humility and kindness.

Harry Potter Film Vault: Creature Companions, Plants, and Shapeshifters

Harry Potter Film Vault: Creature Companions, Plants, and Shapeshifters Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Insight Editions
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Harry Potter Film Vault: Creature Companions, Plants, and Shapeshifters by Insight Editions Summary

The filmmaking secrets behind the Wizarding World’s flora and fauna—from owls and cats to Fawkes the phoenix, the Whomping Willow, and Fenrir Greyback. Rediscover the creature companions, magical plants, and shapeshifters of this cinematic universe with Harry Potter Film Vault: Volume 5. Fans will be treated to an in-depth look at the illustrations, paintings, and behind-the-scenes photography that helped develop everything from Harry’s owl, Hedwig, to werewolves and Animagi. Harry Potter Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Praise for the Harry Potter Film Vault series “A detailed, behind-the-scenes look at creating some aspect of the wizarding world for the films.” —The Leaky Cauldron “These are great! They’re gorgeous, and because they break down the different aspects of the films into twelve volumes, they may have more detail than some of the other compendiums out there . . . these might just be my new favorite Potter film books.” —MuggleNet “[A] super cool behind the scenes series of the Harry Potter films . . . Twelve volumes that take the viewer on distinct adventures that unveil various aspects of the beloved movies.” —Apartment Therapy “You’re going to want to collect them all.” —Wizards and Whatnot

Harry Potter Film Vault: Hogwarts Castle

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Tour the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and its grounds, including the Great Hall, the Room of Requirement, the Boathouse, and more. From moving staircases filled with talking portraits to secret rooms and chambers, Hogwarts castle is a place full of magic and mystery. In this volume, fans will be treated to an in-depth look at the illustrations, paintings, and behind-the-scenes photography that helped develop the iconic castle seen throughout the Harry Potter films. Harry Potter Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Praise for the Harry Potter Film Vault series “A detailed, behind-the-scenes look at creating some aspect of the wizarding world for the films.” —The Leaky Cauldron “These are great! They’re gorgeous, and because they break down the different aspects of the films into twelve volumes, they may have more detail than some of the other compendiums out there . . . these might just be my new favorite Potter film books.” —MuggleNet “[A] super cool behind the scenes series of the Harry Potter films . . . Twelve volumes that take the viewer on distinct adventures that unveil various aspects of the beloved movies.” —Apartment Therapy “You’re going to want to collect them all.” —Wizards and Whatnot

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling (Book Analysis)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling (Book Analysis) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bright Summaries
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Unlock the more straightforward side of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, which follows Harry as he embarks on a quest to find and destroy the powerful magical artefacts known as Horcruxes that have been keeping the Dark Lord Voldemort alive. However, he begins to doubt whether or not he is on the right path when he hears tell of another set of legendary relics known as the Deathly Hallows, which might just be the key to winning the war against Voldemort and saving the wizarding world... Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final novel in J.K. Rowling’s bestselling series, which has inspired films, video games, board games and even a theme park. Rowling is now a household name around the world, and her other books include The Casual Vacancy (2012) and The Cuckoo’s Calling (2013), which was published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Find out everything you need to know about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Harry Potter Film Vault: Hogwarts Professors and Staff

Harry Potter Film Vault: Hogwarts Professors and Staff Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Insight Editions
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Discover how cinematic artistry, wardrobe, and the actors themselves brought the school’s instructors, caretakers, and ghosts to life on the big screen. Learn all about the fascinating professors and staff of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This volume collects stunning illustrations and behind-the-scenes photography alongside striking insights from the filmmakers to give fans an in-depth look at the many iconic professors seen throughout the Harry Potter films, including Albus Dumbledore, Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall, and more. Harry Potter Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Praise for the Harry Potter Film Vault series “A detailed, behind-the-scenes look at creating some aspect of the wizarding world for the films.” —The Leaky Cauldron “They’re gorgeous, and because they break down the different aspects of the films into twelve volumes, they may have more detail than some of the other compendiums out there . . . these might just be my new favorite Potter film books.” —MuggleNet “[A] super cool behind the scenes series of the Harry Potter films . . . Twelve volumes that take the viewer on distinct adventures that unveil various aspects of the beloved movies.” —Apartment Therapy “You’re going to want to collect them all.” —Wizards and Whatnot

Harry Potter Film Vault: Hogwarts Students

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The casting, the chemistry, and the costuming that brought Harry, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, and their classmates to life on-screen. A comprehensive guide that profiles and details Harry and his fellow pupils, Harry Potter Film Vault: Volume 4: Hogwarts Students gives fans an in-depth look at gorgeous illustrations, design sketches, and behind-the-scenes photography that helped to bring these iconic characters to the big screen. See how the magic happened through this display of the creative development of costumes, makeup, props, and more. The Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Praise for the Harry Potter Film Vault series “A detailed, behind-the-scenes look at creating some aspect of the wizarding world for the films.” —The Leaky Cauldron “They’re gorgeous, and because they break down the different aspects of the films into twelve volumes, they may have more detail than some of the other compendiums out there . . . these might just be my new favorite Potter film books.” —MuggleNet “[A] super cool behind the scenes series . . . Twelve volumes that take the viewer on distinct adventures that unveil various aspects of the beloved movies.” —Apartment Therapy “You’re going to want to collect them all.” —Wizards and Whatnot

Harry Potter Film Vault: Horcruxes and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter Film Vault: Horcruxes and the Deathly Hallows Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Insight Editions
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How artists and craftspeople sought to tell Harry’s story through the design of many important props—from the Sorcerer’s Stone to the Sword of Gryffindor. The Harry Potter film series is filled with incredible artifacts and magical objects, from Harry’s iconic wand and glasses to Marvolo Gaunt’s Ring. Now fans can get an in-depth look at illustrations, sketches, and behind-the-scenes photography that shows the stunning inventiveness of the designers and craftspeople who built the rich and magical Harry Potter film universe. The Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Praise for the Harry Potter Film Vault series “A detailed, behind-the-scenes look at creating some aspect of the wizarding world for the films.” —The Leaky Cauldron “They’re gorgeous, and because they break down the different aspects of the films into twelve volumes, they may have more detail than some of the other compendiums out there . . . these might just be my new favorite Potter film books.” —MuggleNet “[A] super cool behind the scenes series of the Harry Potter films . . . Twelve volumes that take the viewer on distinct adventures that unveil various aspects of the beloved movies.” —Apartment Therapy “You’re going to want to collect them all.” —Wizards and Whatnot

Harry Potter

Harry Potter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: S. Gunelius
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The Harry Potter books are the bestselling books of all time. In this fascinating study, Susan Gunelius analyzes every aspect of the brand phenomenon that is Harry Potter. Delving into price wars, box office revenue, and brand values, amongst other things, this is the story of the most incredible brand success there has ever been.

Peace and Resistance in Youth Cultures

Peace and Resistance in Youth Cultures Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Siobhan McEvoy-Levy
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This book offers a rationale for and ways of reading popular culture for peace. It argues that we can improve peacebuilding theory and practice through examining popular culture’s youth revolutionaries and their outcomes - from their digital and plastic renderings to their living embodiments in local struggles for justice. The study combines insights from post-structural, post-colonial, feminist, youth studies and peace and conflict studies theories to analyze the literary themes, political uses, and cultural impacts of two hit book series – Harry Potter and The Hunger Games – tracing how these works have been transformed into visible political practices, including social justice advocacy and government propaganda in the War on Terror. Pop culture production and consumption help maintain global hierarchies of inequality and structural violence but can also connect people across divisions through fandom participation. Including chapters on fan activism, fan fiction, Guantanamo Bay detention center, youth as a discursive construct in IR, and the merchandizing and tourism opportunities connected with The Hunger Games, the book argues that through taking youth-oriented pop culture seriously, we can better understand the local, global and transnational spaces, discourses, and the relations of power, within which meanings and practices of peace are known, negotiated, encoded and obstructed.

J. K. Rowling: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter

J. K. Rowling: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marc Shapiro
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The heartwarming story behind J.K. Rowling's rise to fame—and the answers to Harry Potter fans' most burning questions! Harry Potter is loved throughout the world, and so is his creator. Joanne Kathleen (J.K.) Rowling is a true wizard, a woman who has the ability to recall vividly her days as a child and capture those wild, wonderful, difficult times—an ability that helps make her creation, Harry Potter, seem so real. In this revealing book, fans of the Harry Potter series will get to see their favorite author as they never have before. From a child with a wonderful imagination who didn't quite fit in, to a single mother with almost overwhelming responsibilities, J.K. Rowling and her story provide a wonderful chance for adults and children to enjoy a heartwarming, magical story. . . together. Inside are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions: * Where did the idea for the Harry Potter series come from? * How the birth of her third child impacted her life * What's the latest on the top secret writing projects that will follow HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS? * What are Joanne's feelings about the Harry Potter saga finally ending? *Which of the characters does J.K most identify with? *What is J.K. Rowling's simple rule about writing? *And much more!

The End of Harry Potter?

The End of Harry Potter? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Langford
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THE END OF HARRY POTTER is the perfect companion volume for all Harry Potter fans. Award-winning writer and Potter fan David Langford delves into the six Harry Potter books to explore J.K. Rowling's universe and characters, and shows in detail how cleverly J.K. Rowling has woven her world. This is the book for you if you are one of the gazillions of readers who find themselves wondering about horcruxes and Deatheaters and Dark Lords ... Langford looks at questions like: *What are the remaining horcruxes, the places He Who Shall Not Be Named has stashed his soul so he can never die? *Does Harry himself bear a part of the Dark Lord's soul in his scar? *Is that why Harry understands Parseltongue - and if not, why does he speak the language of the serpentssss? *What will happen when Harry is technically a grown-up, and no longer under the protection of his Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia? *Is Albus Dumbledore really dead? *Whose side is Severus Snape really on? *Will Hogwarts survive the final, apocalyptic battle between Harry and You-Know-Who? Don't know the answers? Then read THE END OF HARRY POTTER!

Literary Allusion in Harry Potter

Literary Allusion in Harry Potter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Beatrice Groves
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Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world-wide enthusiasm for J. K. Rowling’s series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws. Harry Potter’s narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusiveness provides insight into Rowling’s fictional world. Each chapter of Literary Allusion in Harry Potter consists of an in-depth discussion of the intersection between Harry Potter and a canonical literary work, such as the plays of Shakespeare, the poetry of Homer, Ovid, the Gawain-poet, Chaucer, Milton and Tennyson, and the novels of Austen, Hardy and Dickens. This approach aims to transform the reader’s understanding of Rowling’s literary achievement as well as to encourage the discovery of works with which they may be less familiar. The aim of this book is to delight Potter fans with a new perspective on their favourite books while harnessing that enthusiasm to increase their wider appreciation of literature.

해리 포터와 혼혈 왕자

해리 포터와 혼혈 왕자 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. K. 롤링
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해리 포터와 혼혈 왕자 by J. K. 롤링 Summary

이 전자책은 2019년 번역본입니다. "그것이 있었다. 뱀의 혓바닥을 날름거리는 초록색의 번쩍이는 해골... 죽음을 먹는 자들이 어딘가 들어가서 살인을 저지를 때마다 반드시 남기고 가는 그 표식이 학교 위의 하늘에 걸려 있었다..." 덤블도어가 해리 포터를 데려가기 위해 프리벳 가에 도착한 어느 여름밤, 지팡이를 든 그의 손이 검고 쪼글쪼글하게 변하지만 그는 이유를 밝히지 않는다. 비밀과 의심이 마법의 세계에 만연해 있고 호그와트 학교도 안전하지 않다. 해리는 말포이가 어둠의 표식을 갖고 있다고 확신한다. 그들 중에 데스 이터가 있는 것이다. 볼드모트의 사악한 비밀을 밝혀내려면 해리에겐 강력한 마법과 진정한 친구들이 절실한데, 때마침 덤블도어는 그를 운명에 맞서게 준비시키는데... 이 책은 2005년에 한국에서 처음 출간된 '해리 포터' 시리즈의 《해리 포터와 혼혈 왕자》을 새로 번역한 것으로, 2014년 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.에서 출간된 J.K. Rowling의 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince를 저본으로 삼았다 인명 등 고유명사의 표기는 국립국어원 외래어표기법과 오디오북의 발음을 따랐으나, 이미 널리 굳어진 몇몇 명칭('호그와트', '헤르미온느', '래번클로', '후플푸프' 등등)은 기존 한국어판 번역을 그대로 따랐다. 역주는 본문 중에 '-옮긴이'로 표시했다.

The Kids' Book Club Book

The Kids' Book Club Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Judy Gelman,Vicki Levy Krupp
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The first complete guide-for use by adults and children-to creating fun and educational book clubs for kids. As authors of The Book Club Cookbook, the classic guide to integrating great food and food-related discussion into book club gatherings, Judy Gelman and Vicki Levy Krupp hear a common refrain from parents, librarians, teachers, community leaders and kids themselves: "How about writing a book for kids' book clubs?" Indeed, in recent years youth organizations, parents, libraries, schools, and our local, state, and federal governments have launched thousands of book clubs for children as a way to counter falling literacy rates and foster a love of reading. Based on surveys representing five hundred youth book clubs across the country and interviews with parents, kids, educators, and librarians, The Kids' Book Club Book features: _- the top fifty favorite book club reads for children ages eight to eighteen; _- ideas and advice on forming great kids' book clubs-and tips for kids who want to start their own book clubs; _- recipes, activities, and insights from such bestselling children's book authors as Christopher Paolini, Lois Lowry, Jerry Spinelli, Nancy Farmer, Christopher Paul Curtis, Andrew Clements, Laurie Halse Anderson, Norton Juster, and many others. From recipes for the Dump Punch and egg salad sandwiches included in Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn-Dixie to instructionson how to make soap carvings like the ones left in the knot-hole of a tree in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, this book provides a bounty of ideas for making every kids' book club a success.

The Politics of Harry Potter

The Politics of Harry Potter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: B. Barratt
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The Politics of Harry Potter by B. Barratt Summary

This political analysis of Harry Potter uses the beloved wizarding world to introduce readers to the equally murky and intimidating world of politics. Rowling's work provides us with entries into all of the most important political questions in history, from terrorism and human rights to the classic foundations of political thought.

The Sacred in Fantastic Fandom

The Sacred in Fantastic Fandom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carole M. Cusack,,John W. Morehead,Venetia Laura Delano Robertson
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The Sacred in Fantastic Fandom by Carole M. Cusack,,John W. Morehead,Venetia Laura Delano Robertson Summary

To the casual observer, similarities between fan communities and religious believers are difficult to find. Religion is traditional, institutional, and serious; whereas fandom is contemporary, individualistic, and fun. Can the robes of nuns and priests be compared to cosplay outfits of Jedi Knights and anime characters? Can travelling to fan conventions be understood as pilgrimages to the shrines of saints? These new essays investigate fan activities connected to books, film, and online games, such as Harry Potter-themed weddings, using The Hobbit as a sacred text, and taking on heroic roles in World of Warcraft. Young Muslim women cosplayers are brought into conversation with Chaos magicians who use pop culture tropes and characters. A range of canonical texts, such as Supernatural, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Sherlock—are examined in terms of the pleasure and enchantment of repeated viewing. Popular culture is revealed to be a fertile source of religious and spiritual creativity in the contemporary world.

The Harry Potter Generation

The Harry Potter Generation Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Emily Lauer,Balaka Basu
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The Harry Potter Generation by Emily Lauer,Balaka Basu Summary

The generation of readers most heavily impacted by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series—those who grew up alongside “the boy who lived”—have come of age. They are poised to become teachers, parents, critics and writers, and many of their views and choices will be influenced by the literary revolution in which they were immersed. This collection of new essays explores the many different ways in which Harry Potter has shaped this generation’s views on everything from politics to identity to pedagogical spaces online. It seeks to determine how the books have affected fans’ understanding of their place in the world and their capacity to create it anew.

Hollywood 9/11

Hollywood 9/11 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tom Pollard
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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the subsequent US-led invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003 profoundly affected all aspects of society, including cinema. Or did they? Even now, years after those horrific events, debate still rages over their impact on films. At the time many expected Hollywood to tamp down graphic movie violence, while others hoped that filmmakers would finally lay bare volatile socio-political issues fuelling terrorist attacks. In fact, what has emerged is a thicket of darkly pessimistic genres including thrillers, combat films, sci-fi, and horror that makes pre-9/11 films appear naive and optimistic. Hollywood 9/11 explores this transformation, critically examining everything from Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince to The Hurt Locker and placing the films in the context of both the socio-political scene and the history of cinema.