Plot and Setting of Harry Potter by Alexis Tillett on PreziThe first novel in the Harry Potter series and Rowling's debut novel , it follows Harry Potter , a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage on his eleventh birthday, when he receives a letter of acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry makes close friends and a few enemies during his first year at the school, and with the help of his friends, Harry faces an attempted comeback by the dark wizard Lord Voldemort , who killed Harry's parents, but failed to kill Harry when he was just 15 months old. The book was first published in the United Kingdom on 26 June by Bloomsbury. It won most of the British book awards that were judged by children and other awards in the US. The book reached the top of the New York Times list of best-selling fiction in August and stayed near the top of that list for much of and It has been translated into at least 73 other languages, and has been made into a feature-length film of the same name , as have all six of its sequels.
Harry Potter in 5 Minutes - The Sorcerer’s/Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
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A further indiscretion from Hagrid allows them to work out that the object kept under that trapdoor is a Philosopher's Stonewhich grants its user immortality as well as the ability to turn any metal into pure gold. Even the town they live in is annoying. Thus starts an eventful second year for Harry Potter. Inside, the students are welcomed into a vast enclave full of intellectual treasures and secret passageways.
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