Harry Potter And The Sorcerer 's Stone

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1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone By: J.K. Rowling
2. 309 pages
The genre of this novel is a mix between fantasy and mystery. It takes place in an alternate universe at a school of witchcraft and wizardry. It also has an element of mystery, you are constantly trying to find out what has happened to Harry in his past. It also includes fictional creatures like fluffy the 3 headed dog and games like quidditch that resemble modern games like football and soccer.

One theme from this book is friendship. Making friends is arguably one of the best things about going to Hogwarts. Without friends, life can be pretty sad for Harry. Yet for Harry Potter and some of the other characters who 've been set apart by their magical abilities, making real friends is only possible at wizarding school. Wizard friends are lifesavers, literally: who else can you collaborate with to defeat three-headed dogs or evil overlords? By making friends, the characters get to work together, learn from each other, and accomplish more than they ever would have on their own. One example from the book is hen Ron Weasley walks into Harry 's room on the train, the two boys begin a friendship that will last throughout their time at Hogwarts. They share their stories, their family problems, and eventually candy. Another scenario in this book is when Draco Malfoy offers his evil hand of friendship to Harry in the same sentence as he badmouths Ron, Harry refuses. He informs Draco that Harry needs no help

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