Book Report on Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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SUMMARY Harry Potter is an orphaned boy who lives a miserable life with his only living relatives – the Dursleys who treated him meanly. Everything had changed on his 11th birthday when a giant Hagrid inform him that he is a real wizard and will soon be attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He also learns that he is very famous in the wizard world because he is the alleged cause of the most feared evil wizard Lord Voldemort’s destruction. On Hogwarts Harry quickly becomes friend with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Aside from loads of school works and being Gryffindor Quidditch team Seeker, Harry and his friends had also gone into so many adventures including the discovery of the sorcerer’s stone hidden in the school and that someone wants to steal it. In the end after so many dangerous events they went through to get to the stone, Harry finds out that Quirrel one of his professor was used by Voldemort to steal the stone that can give him the elixir of life to make him return to power. However, Voldemort did not succeed because Harry was the one who retrieved the stone from the Mirror of Erised. In the end, the stone was destroyed and because of what Harry and his friends had done to save the stone, they were awarded points by Dumbledore that enables them to win the House Cup for the Gryffindor team. EVALUATION There is no wonder why this book has sold millions of copies worldwide. Truly, this is such an appealing book both for children and adult readers alike. Children would simply love it for its tales of magic and adventure which would bring your imagination to the much loved world of fantasy. It is presented in a light manner which is easy to comprehend as what those readers who just want to indulge themselves into light reading want. Yet, even those who want something akin to academic would also find this book interesting. The story maybe so

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