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My book report is on the book 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone' by J.K.

Rowling. The main character Harry Potter, discovers that he not an ordinary boy, he is in

fact, a wizard. Harry soon discovers that he is famous, famous for the downfall of a

corrupt wizard, Lord Voldemort. Harry finds out that he has been accepted into a school,

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a school for young witches and wizards.

While in school, he becomes friends with another wizard named Ronald Weasely and

witch, Hermione Granger. Not to soon after starting school, Harry becomes the youngest

Quidditch Seeker of the century after an incident during flying class. Harry, Ron, and

Hermione discover that Lord Voldemort is trying to get something hidden beneath the

school. The Sorcerers Stone, is a stone created by Nicholas Flammel, the stone was

created to made into a potion for immortality. These three friends think that Professor

Snape is trying to get the stone for Lord Voldemort. Halloween Night, Harry and Ron

fight a troll that was let loose in the castle, we find out later that it was Professor Quirrell

who let him loose. Harry, Ron and Hermione discover that a large three-headed dog

named Fluffy is guarding the Sorcerers Stone underneath a trap door. To get to whoever

was beneath Fluffy, they had to get the dog to fall asleep. Harry played the flute as they

went through the trap door. But when they landed, they discovered they had fallen into

Devil's Snare, a crushing plant. After getting past the first and second task, they came to a

room where they had to fly a broom and catch the right flying key to unlock the door to

the next obstacle. After unlocking the door, they found themselves on a large chessboard.

They had to play through the game in order to move on. They played and they succeeded,

except Ron got hurt, so Hermione and Harry moved on to the next room. They found

seven different shaped bottles and a riddle on a table. They had to find the bottle and

drink the potion that would let them through the last door. Hermione helped solve the

riddle, Harry drank the potion and went through the door. Harry discovers that it was

Professor Quirrell the whole time and that Lord Voldemort had been on the back of

Quirrells head acting as a parasite, trying to keep alive. They get into a large fight, and

Harry ends up touching the professor, he starts to crumbled and break, the love of Harrys

mother killed Quirrell. And in the end of the book, Gryffindor House wins the house cup.

The main characters are Harry Potter, Ronald Weasely, and Hermione Granger.

Harry, was a normal boy, until discovering he was a wizard, his parents were wizards, and

he was famous for the downfall of a corrupt wizard. Harry fights trolls, and plants, very

headstrong, good willed, and smart. Ronald Weasely comes from a wizarding family, has

many big brothers and one sister, who is the youngest. He is smart, kind, and clumsy. He

loves to joke and gets worried very quickly. Sticks up for friends, and won't let anyone

hurt them. Hermione Granger, very smart, sweet, sometimes acts like a now-it-all. Cares

for her friends, helps them out when she can. Professor Dumbledore, Head Master of the

Hogwarts, very helpful and very kind, one of the most powerful wizards around. Hagrid,

Greens Keeper at Hogwarts, one of Harrys friends, very sensitive, and a great love for

animals. Professor Quirrell, Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, evil guy who helped

Lord Voldemort. and Lord Voldemort.

The theme is, I think, that J.K. Rowling wanted to show was that good things can

come from bad situations. Example: Hermione had ran to the girls restroom when Ron

made fun of her, the troll got let loose and Ron and Harry



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