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The Return of Harry Potter!
The third movie in the wildly popular Harry Potter trilogy, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, hits theaters this week! Revisit the series from the start, find yourself a first edition boxed set, or buy a brand-new copy of book 5, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
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(Book 3) For Twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held
an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen
people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the
Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he has escaped, leaving only two clues as
to where he might be headed: Harry Potter's defeat of You-Know-Who was
Black's downfall as well.
(Book 1) Harry Potter has never played a sport while flying on a broomstick.
He's never worn a cloak of invisibility, befriended a giant, or helped
hatch a dragon. All Harry knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys,
his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley. Harry's
room is a tiny closet at the foot of the stairs, and he hasn't had a
birthday party in eleven years. But all that is about to change...
Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
(Book 4) Harry wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go
to the International Quidditch Cup with Hermione, Ron, and the Weasleys.
He wants to dream about Cho Chang, his crush (and maybe do more than
dream). He wants to find out about the mysterious event that's supposed
to take place at the Hogwarts this year, an event involving two other
rival schools of magic, and a competition that hasn't happened in a
(Book 5) There is a Door at the end of a silent corridor. And it's
haunting Harry Potter's dreams. Why else would he be waking in the middle
of the night, screaming in terror? Here are just a few things on Harry's
mind: A Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher with a personality like
poisoned honey. A venomous, disgruntled house-elf. Ron as keeper of
the Gryffindor Quidditch team. The looming terror of the end-of-term
Ordinary Wizarding Level exams ... and of course, the growing threat