You have been doing such excellent work this week. I’ve enjoyed reading all of your posts and comments. You’ve been thorough, and I love your motivation to seek out secondary source materials as needed. Keep it up!
I imagine many of you grew up reading Harry Potter. Perhaps you even went through a later-in-life backlash against it. Before we do anything else, I want you to
OWN UP TO YOUR HARRY POTTER POSITION.
DO YOU SECRETLY WEAR A GRYFFINDOR HOUSE SCARF TO BED?
DO YOU LOATHE ALL THOSE WHO STOOD IN LINE UNTIL MIDNIGHT WAITING FOR THE NEXT BOOK RELEASE?
HAVE YOU ONLY SEEN THE MOVIES?
ARE YOU IN A WIZARD ROCK BAND?
More than anything else, critics had to laud Harry Potter for getting kids reading again. Some of you were probably included in that cohort of avid readers, so tell us about your experiences with the books and the hype.