Harry Potter And The Chamber Of SecretsPaperback - 2013
The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts, disaster will strike.
And strike it does. For in Harry's second year at Hogwarts, fresh torments and horrors arise, including an outrageously stuck-up new professor, Gilderoy Lockhart, a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls' bathroom, and the unwanted attentions of Ron Weasley's younger sister, Ginny.
But each of these seem minor annoyances when the real trouble begins, and someone -- or something -- starts turning Hogwarts students to stone. Could it be Draco Malfoy, a more poisonous rival than ever? Could it possibly be Hagrid, whose mysterious past is finally told? Or could it be the one everyone at Hogwarts most suspects... Harry Potter himself!
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his eyes are as green as a fresh pickled toad
his hair is as dark as a blackboard
i wish he was mine
he's really divine
the boy who conquered the dark lord!
-Ginny's valentine/ Fred and George
"This is what Dumbledore sends his defender? A songbird and an old hat?"
- Tom Riddle
"Signed photos? You're giving out signed photos, Potter?"
- Draco Malfoy
The best of us sometimes eat our words.
-Albus Dumbledore, page 331
This diary holds memories of terrible things. Things that were covered up. Things that happened at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
-Tom Marvolo Riddle, page 241
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
-Dumbledore, Page 245
You will also find that help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who ask for it.
-Dumbledore , Page 195
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Harry Potter's summer has included the WORST birthday ever, DOOMY warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and a RESCUE from the Dursley's by his friend, Ron Weasley n a magical FLYING car! Back at Hogwarts School for his second year, Harry hears strange WHISPERS echo through empyt corridoes- and then the ATTACK start. Students are found though turned into stone ...
Dobby's SINISTER predictions seem to be coming TRUE
When Harry Potter [age 12] was still at his aunt's and uncle's house, a house elf named Dobby tries to stop him from going to Hogwarts. He gets in big trouble but luckily his friend Ron and the twins rescue him. At Hogwarts ron receives a howler and Harry gets knocked out in his first Quidditch game of the season. Sone they learn about the Chamber of Secrets, its' opener, and how to get in. Will they survive???
This book starts again in the summer while Harry is at the Dursley's. While they are hosting a dinner party Harry is told to stay in his room and not make any noise, at this time a house elf named Dobby shows up in Harry's room warning him not to go back to Hogwarts. Dobby ends up sending a pudding on one of the guest's head, causing harry to be locked in his room. Thankfully Ron, Fred and George rescue him with their flying car. Soon after the school year begins the Chamber of Secrets gets open and something is attacking the mud bloods.
After a curious encounter with a house elf named Dobby, and being nearly expelled for flying Mr. Weasley's car to Hogwarts, Harry thinks he'll have a quiet break from everything at last. Soon, trouble starts again, thereby dashing all hopes for a normal-or as normal as Hogwarts could get-school year. People aren't sure who the culprit is; all they know is that he or she is a direct heir of Salazar Slytherin, pureblood loving founder of Hogwarts. Could it possibly be Draco Malfoy, a muggle-born hating enemy of Harry's? Maybe it's Hagrid, whose mysterious past is finally revealed? Harry, determined to find the culprit, is dismayed when he realizes who everyone really suspects....himself!
harry returns to hogwarts for his 2nd year. someone opened the chamber of secrets so there is a snake on the loose
This a another great book by J. K. Rowling. The story continues a Harry Potter and his two best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger go on an adventure to save the school from the horrors within the Chamber of Secrets.
when the chamber of secrets has been opened there are so many attacks on muggle borns- including hermione granger. harry potter finds himself hot on the trail with his best friend ron weasley to find out who is the heir of slytherin.
this book amazining imagery adn the reader feel asif they were in the event. Aperfect blend of fantasy and imaginationin one book. I also highly recomend reading this book to other teens.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets begins as Harry spends a miserable summer with his only remaining family, the Dursleys. During a dinner party hosted by his uncle and aunt, Harry is visited by Dobby, a house-elf by name of Dobby. Dobby warns Harry not to return to Hogwarts, the magical school for wizards that Harry attended the previous year, explaining that terrible things will happen there. Harry politely disregards the warning, and Dobby wreaks havoc in the kitchen, infuriating the Dursleys. The Dursleys angrily imprison Harry in his room for a while. Harry is rescued by his friend Ron Weasley and his brothers Fred and George in a flying car, and spends the rest of the summer at the Weasley home.