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Life Lessons Harry Potter Taught Me

Discover the Magic of Friendship, Family, Courage, and Love in Your Life


An approachable and inspiring series of short essays that examines the greatest YA series ever with a combination of adult literary criticism and childhood curiosity

The books will always be a part of you. Now, revisit old Hogwarts haunts. Reconnect with favorite characters. And learn far more than the correct pronunciation of “Wingardium Leviosa.” With Life Lessons Harry Potter Taught Me, you’ll discover how the universal themes and lessons of the series apply to your Muggle life, including:

• Drawing strength from friends
• Learning from mentors and heroes
• Challenging conventional ideas
• Overcoming obstacles and setbacks
• Trusting yourself when others don’t

The author uses a combination of literary criticism and personal essays to explore issues that everyone faces, from courage and fear to the importance of girl power and the complexity of relationships.

  • Publisher: Ulysses Press (October 2, 2017)
  • Length: 176 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781612437477