SJC Librarian’s Great Books Read-Aloud 2020
Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 12, Silver and Opals

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 12, Silver and Opals

September 29, 2020

A nasty night and a nastier curse.

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 34, Sticky’s Discovery

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 34, Sticky’s Discovery

September 28, 2020

As kids barf all around them, Reynie and Sticky try to figure out the latest message.

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 33, Bad News and Bad News

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 33, Bad News and Bad News

September 20, 2020

Putting the plan into motion, the kids jeopardize an ally.

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 11, Hermione’s Helping Hand
The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 32, Sacrifices, Narrow Escapes, and Something Like a Plan

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 32, Sacrifices, Narrow Escapes, and Something Like a Plan

September 16, 2020

Some risks and perils ahead...but first, a plan.

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 10, The House of Gaunt

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 10, The House of Gaunt

September 16, 2020

Harry has his first private lesson with Dumbledore and sees into Voldemort's history.

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 31, The Mouse in the Culvert

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 31, The Mouse in the Culvert

September 13, 2020

Kate goes on a very dangerous mission.

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 9,The Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 9,The Half-Blood Prince

September 13, 2020

Harry discovers the work of the mysterious HBP and wins a very interesting prize in Potions class.

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 30, A Chess Lesson

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 30, A Chess Lesson

September 12, 2020

Reynie recalls a late night chess game with Mr. Benedict, and unravels a clue.

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 8, Snape Victorious

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 8, Snape Victorious

September 12, 2020

Guess who got the Defense Against the Dark Arts job?

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 29, Know Thine Enemy

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 29, Know Thine Enemy

September 9, 2020

An old friend reappears as the kids become desperate for help.

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 7, The Slug Club

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 7, The Slug Club

September 9, 2020

Harry ends up on the wrong side of Malfoy.

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 28, Practice Makes Perfect

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 28, Practice Makes Perfect

September 7, 2020

Breaking in and discovering Mr. Curtain's diabolical plans.

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 6, Draco’s Detour

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 6, Draco’s Detour

September 7, 2020

A visit to Fred and George's amazing joke shop - and a Draco sighting in the Dark Arts alley.

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 27, Open Sesame

The Mysterious Benedict Society, Chapter 27, Open Sesame

September 6, 2020

The kids need to take some bold risks to get to the bottom of Mr. Curtain's evil plan.

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 5, An Excess of Phlegm

Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 5, An Excess of Phlegm

September 6, 2020

The gang is back together again at the Burrow, and O.W.L. results are in!

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