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Who Is J.K. Rowling?

Who Is J.K. Rowling?

Series: Who Was--?
by Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso Illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator!

In 1995, on a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J.K. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created. This biography details not only Rowling's life and her love of literature but the story behind the creation of a modern classic.
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Lexile Measure
Number of Pages
Biography and Autobiography, Informational Text

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Pam Pollack
Meg Belviso
Stephen Marchesi

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