Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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Publisher: Pottermore Publishing

ISBN: 1781100233

Genre: Fiction

Page: 435

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Book Summary: 'Welcome to the Knight Bus, emergency transport for the stranded witch or wizard. Just stick out your wand hand, step on board and we can take you anywhere you want to go.' When the Knight Bus crashes through the darkness and screeches to a halt in front of him, it's the start of another far from ordinary year at Hogwarts for Harry Potter. Sirius Black, escaped mass-murderer and follower of Lord Voldemort, is on the run - and they say he is coming after Harry. In his first ever Divination class, Professor Trelawney sees an omen of death in Harry's tea leaves... But perhaps most terrifying of all are the Dementors patrolling the school grounds, with their soul-sucking kiss... 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.


Spindle's End

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Spindle's End

Author: Robin McKinley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440624941

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 432

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Book Summary: The evil fairy Pernicia has set a curse on Princess Briar-Rose: she is fated to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into an endless, poisoned sleep. Katriona, a young fairy, kidnaps the princess in order to save her; she and her aunt raise the child in their small village, where no one knows her true identity. But Pernicia is looking for her, intent on revenge for a defeat four hundred years old. Robin McKinley's masterful version of Sleeping Beauty is, like all of her work, a remarkable literary feat.


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J.K. Rowling

Publisher: Pottermore Publishing

ISBN: 1781100225

Genre: Fiction

Page: 357

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Book 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.


The Casual Vacancy

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The Casual Vacancy

Author: J. K. Rowling

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316228559

Genre: Fiction

Page: 512

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Book Summary: A big novel about a small town... When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils...Pagford is not what it first seems. And the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity, and unexpected revelations? A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other.


Hello, Crabby!: An Acorn Book (A Crabby Book #1)

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Hello, Crabby!: An Acorn Book (A Crabby Book #1)

Author: Jonathan Fenske

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 1338281526

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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Book Summary: Check out this hilarious early reader series from Geisel Award Honoree Jonathan Fenske!


The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp

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The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp

Author: Rick Yancey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781599904122

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

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Book Summary: A Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of the Year, Carnegie Medal nominee, and Book Sense Children's Pick. Before The 5th Wave, there was The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp. This first book in Rick Yancey's lauded series earned two starred reviews, and was called "unforgettable" by Ridley Pearson. Alfred Kropp is an ordinary kid with an ordinary life--until he steals the legendary sword of King Arthur and mistakenly delivers it into the wrong hands. Now the world is faced with imminent destruction, and it's up to Alfred to recover the sword . . . before it's too late. Packed with car chases, knights, and secret agents, this thrilling first book in New York Times bestselling author Rick Yancey's series is one that fans of James Patterson and Anthony Horowitz won't want to miss.


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Author: Patrick Keating

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 1477323147

Genre: Performing Arts

Page: 224

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Book 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 - A Journey Through A History of Magic

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Harry Potter - A Journey Through A History of Magic

Author: British Library

Publisher: Pottermore Publishing

ISBN: 1781109494

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Book 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.


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Novel Study)

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Novel Study)

Author: Keith Whittington

Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing

ISBN: 1771670088

Genre: Education

Page: 74

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Book Summary: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is about a killer who breaks out of the prison in order to finish what he started years ago — to kill Harry Potter. Our unit provides teachers with a highly structured format for teaching language arts as students develop a love for reading longer materials like novels. Various areas such as reading comprehension, vocabulary development, spelling, grammar, and writing are all entwined in this integrated approach, eliminating the need for teaching these skills separately. This Novel Study provides a teacher and student section with a variety of activities, chapter questions and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.


Guide to the Harry Potter Novels

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Guide to the Harry Potter Novels

Author: Julia Eccleshare

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441164618

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 124

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Book Summary: JK Rowling now is half-way through a series which has taken the world by storm. Unusually, she has attracted success both in terms of massive sales figures and critical acclaim. This study will look at her books and consider some of the reasons for their phenomenal success. This will be done against a background of how Harry Potter relates to other contemporary childrenÆs books so that students and teachers can place them in the context for which they were written.This book has not been authorized by JK Rowling, her agent, or Warner Bros.


Heroism in the Harry Potter Series

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Heroism in the Harry Potter Series

Author: Katrin Berndt,Lena Steveker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317122119

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 248

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Book 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.


Scotland's Books

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Scotland's Books

Author: Robert Crawford

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141900563

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 848

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Book Summary: From Treasure Island to Trainspotting, Scotland's rich literary tradition has influenced writing across centuries and cultures far beyond its borders. Here, for the first time, is a single volume presenting the glories of fifteen centuries of Scottish literature. In Scotland's Books poet Robert Crawford tells the story of Scottish writing and its relationship to the country's history. Stretching from the medieval masterpiece of St Columba's Iona - the earliest surviving Scottish work - to the imaginative, thriving world of twenty-first-century writing with authors such as Ali Smith and James Kelman, this outstanding collection traces the development of literature in Scotland and explores the cultural, linguistic and literary heritage of the nation. It includes extracts from the writing discussed to give a flavour of the original work, full quotations in their own language, previously unpublished works by authors and plenty of new research. Informative and readable, this is the definitive guide to the marvellous legacy of Scottish literature.


Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 11

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Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 11

Author: Insight Editions

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1647223253

Genre: Art

Page: 64

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Book Summary: Discover the filmmaking secrets that brought the Hogwarts professors and staff to life on-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. Included in each book is a collectible art print, making this series a must-have for all Harry Potter fans and collectors everywhere.


Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 8

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Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 8

Author: Insight Editions

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1647223229

Genre: Art

Page: 64

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Book Summary: Discover the filmmaking secrets that brought the Order of the Phoenix and the Dark forces of the Wizarding World to life on-screen. 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. Included in each book is a collectible art print, making this series a must-have for all Harry Potter fans and collectors everywhere.


Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 2

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Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 2

Author: Insight Editions

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1647223164

Genre: Art

Page: 64

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Book Summary: Discover the filmmaking secrets behind Diagon Alley, the Ministry of Magic, and the other magical locations of the Wizarding World. Revisit the enchanting locations of the Wizarding World with Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 2: Diagon Alley, King's Cross, and the Ministry of Magic. Fans can get an in-depth look at the illustrations, sketches, and paintings as well as behind-the-scenes photography that helped develop the iconic magical locations seen throughout the Harry Potter films. 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. Included in each book is a collectible art print, making this series a must-have for all Harry Potter fans and collectors everywhere.


Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 12

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Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 12

Author: Insight Editions

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1647223261

Genre: Art

Page: 64

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Book Summary: Discover the filmmaking secrets behind the many celebrations, foods, and publications of the Wizarding World. Celebratory gatherings, delicious meals, and books and news¬papers 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. Included in each book is a collectible art print, making this series a must-have for all Harry Potter fans and collectors everywhere.


Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 4

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Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 4

Author: Insight Editions

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1647223180

Genre: Art

Page: 64

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Book Summary: Discover the filmmaking secrets that brought Harry, Ron, Hermione, and the other Hogwarts students to life on-screen. A comprehensive guide that profiles and details Harry and his classmates, Harry Potter: Film Vault: Colume 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. Included in each book is a collectible art print, making this series a must-have for all Harry Potter fans and collectors everywhere.


J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography

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J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography

Author: Philip W. Errington

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474297374

Genre: Fiction

Page: 736

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Book Summary: This is the definitive bibliography of the writings of J. K. Rowling. In addition to bibliographical details of each edition of all her books, pamphlets and original contributions to published works, there is detailed information on the publishing history of her work, including fascinating extracts from correspondence, and information on Rowling at auction. This edition has been fully revised and updated to include over 50 new editions published since 2013, including the newly jacketed 2014 children's editions of the Harry Potter books as well as the 2015 illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The works of Robert Galbraith are also included.


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

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

Author: Nilay Erdem Ayyıldız

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 152755824X

Genre: Fiction

Page: 175

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Book 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: Film Vault: Volume 6

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Harry Potter: Film Vault: Volume 6

Author: Insight Editions

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1647223202

Genre: Art

Page: 64

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Book Summary: Discover the filmmaking secrets that brought Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to life on-screen. 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. Included in each book is a collectible art print, making this series a must-have for all Harry Potter fans and collectors everywhere.