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HN Show Notes for July 12, 2018 | #HelloNeighbor Podcast on Anchor.fm | #HarryPotter & @seychelles411

In which I chat about "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling with my friend Keisha. [Sshhhh - don't tel...

In which I chat about "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling with my friend Keisha. [Sshhhh - don't tell anyone. It was my first time reading a Harry Potter book.]
You can check Keisha out on Instagram and Twitter.












Welcome to Hello Neighbor, where Mayor Sonni of Readeropolis rambles on about bookish stuff (and sometimes chats with bookish neighbors) from the comfort of her phone.


Mentioned in the podcast:



The Sorting Hat - Pottermore [Quiz to Find your Hogwarts Hat]






Our Discussion Questions

Gryffindor looks for loyalty, chivalry and courage. Hufflepuff values friendship, hark work and patience. Ravenclaw picks students with knowledge, intelligence and wit. Slytherin has wizards that are resourceful, cunning and ambitious. Which house would you like to be Sorted into? [Source: litlovers.com]



Which Hogwarts House were you actually sorted into? [Quiz: https://my.pottermore.com/sorting]

Harry and his classmates spend a lot of time in the library and they use quill pens and scrolls to write their papers. Why do you think they don’t have computers? Do you think you’d be able to give it all up for a chance to attend Hogwarts? [Source: challenging the bookworm blog]

If you could have one magic companion, what would it be and why? (Rat, cat, owl, dragon, unicorn . . . ?) [Source: Multnomah County Library]

The Mirror of Erised shows the most desperate desire of our hearts. Professor Dumbledore told Harry that if he stood in front of the mirror, he would see himself holding a thair of thick, woolen socks. What would you see? [Source: litlovers.com]

Professor Quirrell tells Harry: “There is no good and evil, there is only power, and those too weak to seek it.” Discuss whether you agree or disagree with this statement. How do you see this idea at work in our own world? (Source: scholastic.com)

Besides Harry Potter himself, who was your favorite character in the book?










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