Chapters of Harry Potter pdf
Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived
– Introduction of Harry Potter, an orphan living with his cruel aunt, uncle, and cousin, the Dursleys.
– Mysterious letters delivered to Harry, despite his uncle’s attempts to keep them away.
– Harry learns he is a wizard and is invited to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Chapter 2: The Vanishing Glass
– Harry returns to the Dursleys after his first meeting with Hagrid, a groundskeeper at Hogwarts.
– Aunt Petunia reveals some information about Harry’s parents’ magical abilities.
– Malicious behavior from Dudley, Harry’s cousin, leads to Dudley being trapped in a snake enclosure at the zoo.
Chapter 3: The Letters from No One
– The Dursleys flee from their home to escape the flood of letters addressed to Harry from Hogwarts.
– The family seeks refuge on a small island, but the letters find them again.
– Hagrid arrives on Harry’s 11th birthday and informs him about his magical heritage.
Chapter 4: The Keeper of the Keys
– Hagrid takes Harry to Diagon Alley, a hidden street in London for wizards.
– Harry purchases his school supplies, including a wand from Ollivanders.
– Hagrid gives Harry a photo album of his parents and introduces him to Hogwarts’ magical world.
Chapter 5: Diagon Alley
– Harry meets Professor Quirrell, a nervous man who seems to be avoiding him.
– Harry buys his robes and a pet owl named Hedwig.
– Hagrid guides Harry to Gringotts Bank, where Harry learns about his family’s wealth and retrieves money for school.
Chapter 6: The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-Quarters
– Harry boards the Hogwarts Express, a magical train, with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger as his new friends.
– The trio shares treats and stories on their way to Hogwarts.
– Upon arrival, they meet Professor McGonagall who leads the first-years to the Sorting Ceremony.
Chapter 7: The Sorting Hat
– Harry, Ron, and Hermione are sorted into Gryffindor along with Neville Longbottom.
– They join the Gryffindor table and meet other students, including Draco Malfoy.
– Dumbledore gives a speech, and the feast begins.
Chapter 8: The Potions Master
– Harry attends his first potions class with Professor Snape, who seems to have a personal dislike for him.
– Harry becomes a Seeker for Gryffindor’s Quidditch team.
– Hermione fervently studies and helps Harry and Ron with their assignments.
Chapter 9: The Midnight Duel
– Harry, Ron, and Hermione suspect Snape is trying to steal the Philosopher’s Stone.
– They plan to visit Hagrid to gather more information.
– On their way, they encounter Fluffy, a three-headed dog guarding a trapdoor.
Chapter 10: Hallowe’en
– Harry, Ron, and Hermione discover Fluffy’s vulnerability to music and suspect the trapdoor leads to the Philosopher’s Stone.
– During a Halloween feast, a troll is set loose in the dungeon, and Hermione becomes trapped.
– Harry and Ron rescue Hermione, forming a strong friendship.
Chapter 11: Quidditch
– Harry plays his first Quidditch match as a Seeker against Slytherin.
– While playing, Harry’s Nimbus 2000 broomstick is jinxed, endangering his life.
– Hermione suspects Snape, but Harry’s broom is saved when Ron casts a counter-jinx.
Chapter 12: The Mirror of Erised
– Harry comes across the Mirror of Erised, which shows one’s deepest desire.
– He sees his deceased parents in the mirror and becomes obsessed with returning to it.
– Dumbledore explains the mirror’s illusion and reminds Harry of the dangers it presents.
Chapter 13: Nicolas Flamel
– Harry and Hermione research Nicolas Flamel, who created the Philosopher’s Stone.
– They learn that the Philosopher’s Stone grants immortality and discover its hidden location within Hogwarts.
– Harry and his friends realize someone is trying to steal the stone and make plans to protect it.
Chapter 14: Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback
– Hagrid acquires a dragon egg and cares for the dragon, Norbert.
– Harry and his friends help Hagrid send Norbert to Ron’s brother, Charlie, who works with dragons.
– In the process, they are caught by Professor McGonagall and sentenced to detention.
Chapter 15: The Forbidden Forest
– Harry, Hermione, Draco, and Neville serve detention in the Forbidden Forest with Hagrid.
– They encounter dangerous creatures, including a hooded figure drinking unicorn blood.
– Harry comes face-to-face with Voldemort, who is unable to steal the Philosopher’s Stone due to Harry’s touch.
Chapter 16: Through the Trapdoor
– Harry formulates a plan to save the Philosopher’s Stone from Snape, suspecting him to be the one after it.
– Harry, Ron, and Hermione pass through various challenges guarding the stone, including a life-sized chess game.
– Ron is injured, but Harry proceeds alone, encountering Quirrell, who has been hosting Voldemort on the back of his head.
Chapter 17: The Man with Two Faces
– Quirrell reveals that he wants the stone to restore Voldemort to power.
– Harry discovers that touching Quirrell causes a burning sensation due to his mother’s protection.
– Harry’s touch repels Quirrell and unknowingly destroys Voldemort, leaving Harry unconscious and waking up in the infirmary.
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Harry Potter summary