J.K. Rowling

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J.K. Rowling

She created a charity called Lumos that supports to end systematic institutionlisation. She won the Beacon Award for Philanthropy in 2013She went by her pen name J.K. Rowling instead of her real name Joanne or "Jo", by the suggestion of her publisist. Due to the fact boys might be weary to read a story written by a woman.Her mom died at the age of 45 from sclorosis. The shadow of sadness greatly influenced her story of a young wizard who loses both parents at a very young age. She came up with the idea of Harry Potter while sitting on a train. Extra fact: Her parents met on a train at Kings Cross Station, which is a main location in the Harry Potter series.


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J.K. Rowling has created the most successful book series for children known to date. The Harry Potter series is known world wide and has had movies made from each book written. There are seven books in the series, all of which are about Harry Potter, a boy who at age 10 is informed he is a wizard. It follows him thoughout his school years and then some. J.K. Rolwing has also written a few other works, The Casual Vacancy which is aastory for young adults. She also wrote a novel The Cuckoo's Calling using the pen name Robert Galbraith. Which was also a novel for adults. Just recently she has written the screen play to a play that is a follow up story from Harry Potter.


Website FeaturesTimeline filter lets you chose what more you would like to read about. Whether its about her, the author, or the Harry Potter franchise, or her other works. Pottermore-This is the digital heart of the wizarding world and it gives you a link to get to that website. Timeline gives you a look into her life, from childhood all the way until present.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. RowlingThis is Harry's third year at Hogwarts and again there is trouble. The murder Sirius Black has escaped Azkaban and everyone thinks he is out to kill Harry, but thats just the beginning... The target audience would be youth-young adult. This is in the fantasy genre.Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.k. RowlingHarry's forth year at school and The Triwizard Tournament has come to Hogwarts, only those of age are able to complete, but when Harrys name has been chosen they learn there is trouble coming. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.k. Rowling. Harry is now in his fifth year, he's introuduced to the Order of the Phoenix, the people he knows well are all in the order to protect Harry and to take down Lord Voldemort. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingYear six has come and Harry has started taking potions again, he is given a used book that was once owned by someone called the Half Blood Prince. While Harry is content with the help he is getting from the book, Hermione is concerned, and for a good reason. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.k.RowlingHarry is dealing with Dumbledors death and is determined to find the horcroxs and defeat Voldemort. With Ron and Hermione by his side. The story comes to and end...

Wrote her first book at age 6, Rabbit the rabbit.She was very poor and was a single mom before she wrote Harry PotterShe is very grateful for her success and loves to travel.

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