Harry Potter Book Series

From the opening line of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone through the poignant end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, few book series are as gripping as J.K. Rowling's. Decades after the tales of "the boy who lived" were first published, these books continue to enchant and inspire readers of all ages. This list includes all of Rowling's magical novels, as well as a few bonus books she wrote for Harry's biggest fans and a play she co-wrote with two others. For even more media that wannabe witches and wizards will love, check out these lists: Harry Potter Movies, Harry Potter Games, or Books About Magic.

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Harry Potter, Book 1

age 8+

Magical start of the fantastic boy-wizard series.

By: J. K. Rowling (1998)
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Harry Potter, Book 2

age 8+

Potter sequel is a creature-packed page-turner.

By: J. K. Rowling (1999)
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Harry Potter, Book 3

age 9+

Third Potter is darker, more complex, and fantastic.

By: J. K. Rowling (1999)
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Harry Potter, Book 4

age 10+

Fourth Potter has brilliant plotting -- and dragons.

By: J. K. Rowling (2000)
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Harry Potter, Book 5

age 10+

J.K. Rowling mixes up a more intense brew in fifth book.

By: J. K. Rowling (2003)
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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Harry Potter, Book 6

age 11+

Emotionally powerful volume book mines Voldemort's past.

By: J. K. Rowling (2005)
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Harry Potter, Book 7

age 12+

Grim, gripping end to the biggest saga in history.

By: J. K. Rowling (2007)
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The Tales of Beedle the Bard

age 10+

Four kid-friendly stories for Potter fans; one gruesome one.

By: J. K. Rowling (2008)
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Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

age 9+

Harry Potter's textbook details 85 funny magical beasts.

By: J. K. Rowling (2001)
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Quidditch Through the Ages

age 9+

Entertaining info about Harry Potter's magical sport.

By: J. K. Rowling (2001)
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two

age 10+

Engaging time-travel play satisfying for fans.

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