Yikes, without doubt the worst detention ever.
There are teachers who change your life, and then, there's Professor Umbridge.
Welcome back guest reader, Camilla S from London, UK!
All aboard the Hogwart's Express for another school year, and some unique new friends.
Ron gets a BIG surprise.
One of my all-time faves, Jackie & Me is part fantasy, part historical fiction, part love letter to baseball, and an all-out tribute to the courage of American hero, Jackie Robinson. Enjoy!
Harry gets his day in court. Will he be expelled? or worse?
Freedom and family. The end of Grace's story as a slave, but the beginning of a new life free of the chains of human bondage. To learn more about the thousands of escaped slaves who made a new life in the Great Dismal Swamp, go here: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/great-dismal-swamp/
Coming up tomorrow, a new novel, in honor of baseball (I miss it so much) and the one and only Jackie Robinson!
Inside the hallowed halls of the Ministry, Harry must face Fudge and his cronies at last.
Sirius has some serious-ly interesting relatives!
A crazy house full of secrets (and screaming).
Reunited with his mates, Harry has a few questions he needs answered (and some anger issues to work through).
Please welcome a new guest reader, and one of my favorite preschool teachers, Margaret from Western Springs, Illinois! (Her daughters are pretty fab too).
Owl after owl after owl - could drive an old man mad!
THE 5TH BOOKS STARTS HERE! Dudley is back, and so are others whose names start with D.
As another years ends, a dark, uncertain future looms for Harry and the other students, in a world where Voldemort has been reborn.
TOMORROW, we too have a beginning - we will start Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix!
Now that Voldemort is really back, Dumbledore begins to circle the wagons, while Harry tries to cope with grief.
Lots of veritas, but not much virtus. More surprises revealed.
Direct from London, UK, it's Camilla, reading perhaps the most gripping chapter of the book! C'mon Harry...
Ugh, Voldemort is such a narcissist.
In honor of Juneteenth, I'm proud to present Unbound, the story of Grace, an American slave who has courage beyond her years. If you don't know what Juneteenth is, visit https://www.juneteenth.com/ and if you are moved, you can find a petition to make it a nationwide United States holiday at http://nationaljuneteenth.com/Petition_Form.html.
Enjoy this incredible story!
Welcome back guest reader Camilla from London! and welcome back Voldemort...
The fruits of hard work in the water - and a twist.
COMING NEXT: Unbound, by Ann E. Berg. A novel in verse, this is the powerful story of a slave girl and her family and the daring, risky choices they make to seek freedom. #celebratejuneteenth
This is it - the third and final task. With surprises around every corner.
Actually, I'd love to have a pensieve - like magical cloud storage but way more fun.
Welcome back, all the way from the great city of Seattle, Washington, guest reader Laura Z! Thank you for sharing your wonderful voice with us, Laura.
Gossip, Krum, Crouch. Weird.
Sirius returns to shed some light on the mysterious Barty Crouch.
Merpeople and moral fiber - a strange, but winning, combination.