Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Middle Grade / Juvenile / October 31, 2016

Harry Potter #1. Author: J.K. Rowling. Summary: Harry Potter thinks he is an ordinary boy. He lives with his Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia and cousin Dudley, who are mean to him and make him sleep in a cupboard under the stairs. (Dudley, however, has two bedrooms, one to sleep in and one for all his toys and games.) Then Harry starts receiving mysterious letters and his life is changed forever. He is whisked away by a beetle-eyed giant of a man and enrolled at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The reason: Harry Potter is a wizard! Content Review: Sexual content: None. Language: 1 d*** Violence: Fairly low. Love Triangle: No. Other: There has been some controversy over the fact that children learn magic/spells, to guard against the “dark arts”, and there are magical females referred to as witches.