"...a passionate defense of the J.K. Rowling series...will give comfort to parents..." -- Teacher Magazine, November/December 2003
"...completely convincing case that [these] books present Harry as an appealing hero struggling with real, significant moral choices..." -- Children's Literature Association Quarterly, Spring-Summer 2004
"Fans of the series, or parents of fans, can find a great deal of insight in this book." -- State Journal Register, October 26, 2003
"Kern balances his scholarly allusions with easy-to-understand interpretations of the Potter books. . . . a pleasure to read." -- Charlotte Observer, November 4, 2003
"Parents and teachers will find [Kern's] book useful in discussing Rowling's popular novels with young people." -- Kliatt, November, 2003
"[This] analysis can help [parents] discuss the book's moral choices and themes with their children." -- Foreword
From the Publisher
This book is not authorized, prepared, approved, licensed, or endorsed by J.K. Rowling, Warner Brothers, or any other individual or entity associated with the Harry Potter books or movies. Harry Potter is a registered trademark of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.