Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter One: The Worst Birthday

Summary At 4 Privet Drive, the Dursley family is arguing. Vernon Dursley bellows at his nephew Harry Potter because Harrys pet owl, Hedwig, is noisy. Dudley Dursley, Vernons spoiled and obese son, clamors for more bacon. When Dudley demands the frying pan, Harry mutters, “Youve forgotten the magic word,” and the family erupts into chaos. …

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter Three: The Burrow

Summary Harry, awakened from a dream in which someone is tapping at his cage, peers out his barred window to see his best friend, Ron Weasley, inside a car suspended in midair driven/flown by his twin older brothers, Fred and George. Ron explains that he was worried when Harry failed to answer his letters and …

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter Four: At Flourish and Blotts

Summary Harry enjoys his weeks at The Burrow, and he marvels that every object in the house is enchanted in some way. Mr. Weasley pays a great deal of attention to Harry, asking him question after question about Muggle life. One day, letters containing school supply lists arrive by Owl-post. Ginny Weasley is remarkably clumsy …

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter Five: The Whomping Willow

Summary Harry enjoys every minute of the summer at The Burrow. The night before leaving for Hogwarts, the Weasleys and Harry eat a delicious meal and dessert, set off wizard fireworks, drink a final mug of hot cocoa and finally go to bed. The next morning is pure chaos, with six children preparing their luggage …

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter Six: Gilderoy Lockhart

Summary At breakfast the morning after the arrival by car, Hermione is acting sulky and annoyed with Ron and Harry, although most of their other friends are still clearly impressed. Soon a flock of owls arrives, bringing the days letters and packages. Errol, the Weasleys aged owl, falls into Hermiones milk jug, and when Ron …

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter Seven: Mudbloods and Murmurs

Summary Time rushes by uneventfully at Hogwarts. Harry avoids Gilderoy Lockhart and Colin Creevey as much as possible, and Rons wand continues to muddle spells. Early Saturday morning, Harry is shaken awake by Oliver Wood, the captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team, for a crack-of-dawn practice. Harry dresses quickly and on the way to meet …

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter Nine: The Writing on the Wall

Summary Filch spies Mrs. Norris hanging from the ceiling, and explodes at Harry, accusing him of killing the cat. Dumbledore appears at this time and whisks Harry, Ron, Hermione, Filch and Mrs. Norris away, into Lockharts nearby office, which Lockhart eagerly volunteered. They sit tensely among all of Lockharts preening portraits of himself. Dumbledore examines …

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter Ten: The Rogue Bludger

Summary After the incident with the pixies, Lockhart reverts to role-playing in his Dark Arts class. Hermione approaches Lockhart at the end of class and asks for permission to get a book out of the restricted section of the library, in order to better understand the tactics employed in one of his books. Lockhart is …

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Chapter Eleven: The Dueling Club

Summary When Harry awakes from his night in the hospital wing, his arm is healed and he is eager to tell Ron and Hermione about Dobby and Colin. He runs into Percy, who looks exceptionally happy, and then Harry heads into Moaning Myrtles bathroom, where he finds his friends. Ron and Hermione have spent the …

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