December 4, 2013

Harry Potter Book Club

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StacksBookClubSTACKS Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

The STACKS Book Club is back with a magical new book. This month, we’re reading J.K. Rowling’s classic tale of witchcraft and wizardry, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Whether you’re reading Harry for the first time or the hundredth time, this book about a boy who discovers he’s a wizard is one you just can’t put down!

So grab a copy of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, read the official discussion questions HP1_KKbelow, and then head to the Comments below to start chatting!

  • What would your reaction be if Hagrid arrived at your house and said that you were a wizard?
  • Would you be scared to run into the magical wall at Platform 9 ¾?
  • What house would the Sorting Hat place you in? When the Sorting Hat was on your head, what would it say to you before you were sorted?
  • If you joined your house Quidditch team, what position would you like to play?
  • What spell would you want to learn first at Hogwarts?
  • What would be your favorite class to take?

Post your answers in the Comments below and also ask your own questions to the STACKS Book Club!

–Brian, STACKS Staffer

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  1. awesomepanda72

    1. If Hagrid showed up at my house and told me I was a wizard I would scream and then go to Hogwarts as soon as possible. It’s not that I don’t like where I’m living but I would just love to learn how to cast spells and stuff. :)
    2. Yes, of course I would be scared. What if you ran into the wrong wall or the way into it was blocked on the other side! Come on who wouldn’t be scared?!
    3. Well, just like Harry said I would not want to be in Slytherin and I think it would put me in Gryffindor or Ravenclaw.
    4. I would probably be the seeker because I have an eye for small things.
    5. I would want to learn Expelliarmus so I could disarm anyboby or Expecto Patronum.
    6. My favorite class would be either Defense Against the Dark Arts or Care of Magical Creatures.

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