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ENJOY EVERY WORD OF HARRYS ADVENTURE
LEARN 1,000s OF NEW VOCABULARY WORDS
The Harry Potter series takes readers on the greatest literary adventure of all time. However, as young readers tear through the seven books, they encounter thousands of new words. What should they do when facing an unknown word? Skip over it and miss that bit of the storyand also pass up the opportunity to learn the words meaning? This fun and handy reference offers a better solution. It allows readers ages 8 14 to quickly find clear and accurate definitions of the more advanced English language vocabulary used in the Harry Potter series.
The Unofficial Harry Potter Vocabulary Builder includes:
•Over 3,000 easy-to-understand definitions
•Entertaining sample sentences for every word
•Pronunciation key plus notes on usage
•60 fun and wizardly illustrations
•Page reference in a Harry Potter book for each word
Includes words from all seven booksSorcerers Stone, Chamber of Secrets, Prisoner of Azkaban, Goblet of Fire, Order of Phoenix, Half-Blood Prince and Deathly Hallows
Important note to readers: This book is an independent and unauthorized fan publication. No endorsement or sponsorship by or affiliation with J. K. Rowling, her publishers or other copyright and trademark holders is claimed or suggested.
Despite being thousands of pages long and containing a wide range of adult vocabulary, the Harry Potter novels are unquestionably the most popular read-on-your-own adventure books for kids. When young readers are confronted with a difficult word from the text, The Unofficial Harry Potter Vocabulary Builder explains its meaning in a way they can easily understand. All 3,000 words in this dictionary appear in the adventure series at least once, and alongside each definition is a page reference from one of the Potter books. The Unofficial Harry Potter Vocabulary Builder is a complete and helpful reference that provides young readers with the perfect tool for increasing their knowledge of words while allowing them to more fully enjoy the best-selling kids' series of all time.
About the Author
Sayre Van Young is a writer and retired public librarian. She lives in Berkeley, CA.