Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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When the government of the magic world and authorities at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry refuse to believe in the growing threat of a freshly revived Lord Voldemort, fifteen-year-old Harry Potter finds support from his loyal friends in facing the evil wizard and other new terrors.
Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic, 2003
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780545582971
9780439358064
043935806X
9781439520024
9780439358071
0439358078
9781480615038
148061503X
Characteristics: xi, 870 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: GrandPré, Mary - Illustrator

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KairaY
Aug 12, 2018

Another amazing book in the Harry Potter series that will have you on the edge of your seat the whole time. when Harry Potter starts seeing "visions" of Lord Voldemort in his dreams he finds out what Voldemort is up to and its up to him and his friends to stop the powerful dark lord.

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trailblazermega
Jul 23, 2018

great book

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Percy___Jackson
Jul 18, 2018

HAPPY WITH WHAT HAPPEND TO UMBRIDG. BAD UMBRIDG GO D.A.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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narayan26
Jun 28, 2018

This book was very action - packed when Harry was in the Department of Mysteries and the events made my brain extremely nervous in a good. Which is why it makes no sense to give this book less than five stars

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mitchelclay
Apr 24, 2018

Note - I am reading the Harry Potter books for the first time. Any expressions or opinions are brought to the table as someone who has little prior knowledge..

J.K. Rowling gets so much right in "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix." The suspense and intrigue of Harry and the Department of Mystery keeps the plot moving. The maliciousness of Dolores Umbridge (a perfectly crafted villain in my personal opinion) gives a great character for the reader to love to hate. The stress between Ron, Hermione, and Harry feels real and tangible. The "B" line stories of what the Order of the Phoenix and what they're up to underpins it all so well. Simply put, this is my favorite Potter book so far.

It's not a perfect book, though. Harry's growing teenage angst is grinding all throughout. Given, I'm pretty sure that's the point. But, in some ways, it was pretty hard to root for Harry in this book. What happened between he and Cho felt forced. There were a few other things along the way, but nothing huge.

This is where I stand - As these books become longer and longer, they are harder to get through. "Goblet of Fire" is my case in point (I ranked it 3.5 stars). This book rectifies many of the problems that I had with the previous book. It had constant momentum. It had intrigue that made you want to stick with it.

I'm super glad that I read this through. It gives me a lot of hope for the next one! Onward to "Half-Blood Prince"

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noreenharvey
Mar 16, 2018

Be careful when reading these reviews as many of them were written by children and are littered with spoilers.

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vanessadpt
Mar 13, 2018

i loved this book its really sad when sirius dies

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EmilyBueckert
Dec 27, 2017

There are some villains that you just can't hate and then there's Umbridge.

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Drey101
Aug 27, 2017

HATED UMBRIGE!! Loved how that went behind her back! GO D.A!

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BrandonBlanchard
Aug 24, 2017

Longest book; shortest movie.

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Jkwon_7
Aug 04, 2018

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red_elk_39
Nov 21, 2017

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Nov 21, 2017

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orange_bird_536
Jul 12, 2017

orange_bird_536 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 18

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blue_dog_23964
Jun 11, 2017

blue_dog_23964 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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yellow_giraffe_402
Aug 02, 2016

yellow_giraffe_402 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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EmilyBueckert
Dec 27, 2017

Harry witnessed Professor McGonagall walking right past Peeves, who was determinedly loosening a crystal chandelier, and could have sworn he heard her tell the poltergeist out of the corner of her mouth, “it unscrews the other way.”

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EmilyBueckert
Dec 27, 2017

Harry witnessed Professor McGonagall walking right past Peeves, who was determinedly loosening a crystal chandelier, and could have sworn he heard her tell the poltergeist out of the corner of her mouth, “it unscrews the other way.”

violet_pony_296 Jun 04, 2017

That's what they should teach us," how girls brains work" it would be more useful than divination anyway!
-Harry

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blackdragon_75
May 28, 2017

Umbridge itis

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blackdragon_75
Apr 22, 2017

'Dumbledore's Army, Cornelius,' said Dumbledore, still smiling as he waved the list of names before Fudge's face. 'Not Potter's Army. Dumbledore's Army.'

'But--but--'

Understanding blazed suddenly in Fudge's face. He took a horrified step backwards, yelped, and jumped out of the fire again.

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Shadow_Blade
Apr 22, 2017

"Why do you call Voldemort the Dark Lord? I've only ever heard Death Eaters call him that."

- Harry (to Snape)

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Shadow_Blade
Apr 22, 2017

"The mind is a complex and many-layered thing, Potter- or at least, most minds are."

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amyihickman
Mar 28, 2017

"You're just as sane as I am".
-Luna Lovegood

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orange_eagle_377
May 27, 2016

"help will be always be given at Hogwarts to those who asked for it" Professor Albus Brian Percival Wulfric Dumbledore

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Jo_Hermione
Apr 25, 2015

“Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have.”
-Hermione Granger

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Frightening or Intense Scenes: there may be some scary and/or suspensfull parts where you don't know if Potter will live or die.....pretty good really

penguinfami1 Aug 08, 2014

Other: this book will absorb you too good

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ArtyPotter12
Jan 09, 2014

Other: This book maybe too good for young readers

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Campbell
Aug 24, 2008

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 19, 2012

Harry Potter is spending another horrible summer with his dreadful Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon when a group of evil spirits called Dementors stage an unexpected attack on Harry and his cousin Dudley. After he uses magic to defend himself and Dudley, an act that later gets Harry expelled from Hogwarts, he is visited by a group of wizards and Madeye Moody and the is whisked off to number 12, Grimmauld Place, London. Number 12 is the home of Harry's godfather, Sirius Black, and the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix. The Order is a group of witches and wizards, led by Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore, dedicated to fighting the evil Lord Voldemort and his followers. The Order is forced to operate in secrecy, outside of the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Magic, which is headed by the dense and corrupt Cornelius Fudge. Fudge refuses to believe that Lord Voldemort has returned. Harry, who witnessed Voldemort's return the previous June and was tortured and nearly murdered by him, is suffering from nightmares about what has happened to him. He is also angry with those he is close to, especially Ron and Hermione. Harry used magic to fight off the dementors, and since underage wizards are not permitted to use their wands outside of school, he must face a disciplinary hearing at the Ministry. With Dumbledore's help, Harry is cleared by the Wizengamot and permitted to return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

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