Popularity of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K Rowling

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Popularity is something that out society determines. Harry Potter is going to be something that is around for a while because as children grow up the kids that are younger are going to take an interest in the books, and the cycle of who reads the books is going to continue. This is very similar to they way that the Dr. Seuss books have continue in a cycle. As a little girl my mom read the books to me and now that I am a mom myself I am reading the books to my son. When it comes to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, many different age groups have made Harry Potter popular. Although magic and witchcraft have been around for a while, J.K Rowling wrote Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in a way that made magic and witchcraft much more appealing to readers. Teachers, adults, and kids have read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Harry Potter has become popular with kids because it takes the reader on different adventures, explores magic, and the overall detail and description J.K Rowling uses throughout the book.

The first reason Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is popular to kids is because the adventures that the book takes you on makes them feel like they are actually on that adventure. The first adventure that stuck out in the book is when Harry and Hagrid go to Diagon Alley to buy Harry his school supplies. When kids go to get their school supplies they go to one store to get everything they need, but Harry had to go to a couple of different stores. He went to one store for his wand, one store for his books, then to another for his uniform, and then a final store for his...