J. K. Rowling: Banned, Challenged, and Censored

J. K. Rowling: Banned, Challenged, and Censored

by Joan Vos MacDonald

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Overview

J. K. Rowling: Banned, Challenged, and Censored by Joan Vos MacDonald

The Harry Potter books by J. K. Rowling have delighted children and adults worldwide. However, some people contend that they endorse witchcraft, and they think children should not read them. In J. K. Rowling: Banned, Challenged, and Censored, author Joan Vos MacDonald provides a brief biography of Rowling, analyzes the Harry Potter books, and explores both sides of the argument over censorship.

About the Author:
Joan Vos MacDonald is the author of several books for young adults, including books on Tanzania, architecture, and fitness. Among her books for Enslow Publishers, Inc., is Cybersafety: Surfing Safely Online

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766026872
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Series: Authors of Banned Books Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.79(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

The Controversy Surrounding Harry Potter     5
Banned, Censored, and Bowdlerized     21
J. K. Rowling: A Life Worthy of a Novel     33
The Secrets Behind The Sorcerer's Stone     45
Potter Power     54
Potter's World Becomes Even Darker     63
Challenging Harry Potter     79
Does Harry Potter Matter?     103
Breaking the Spell: Ending the Harry Potter Series     120
Discussion Questions     129
Timeline     130
Chapter Notes     133
Published Works of J. K. Rowling     153
Glossary     154
For More Information     156
Further Reading and Internet Addresses     157
Index     158

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