- Published: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2000.
- Year Published: 2000
- Edition: 1st American ed.
- Description: xi, 734 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 880
- Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary place)
- Potter, Harry (Fictitious character)
- Granger, Hermione (Fictitious character)
- Weasley, Ron (Fictitious character)
- Wizards -- Fiction.
- Magic -- Fiction.
- England -- Fiction.
- Fantasy fiction.
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Harry Potter and the goblet of fire
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Where To Find It
Call number: Y Fiction / Rowling, J. K.
Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth
Sequel to: Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban.
Fourteen-year-old Harry Potter joins the Weasleys at the Quidditch World Cup, then enters his fourth year at Hogwarts Academy where he is mysteriously entered in an unusual contest that challenges his wizarding skills, friendships and character, amid signs that an old enemy is growing stronger.
Reviews & Summaries
The Triwizard Tournament is really interesting factor that helps make this book what it is.
Overall, its amazing and captivating.
I thought the majority of this book was actually much less frightening than the previous installment (which was filled with dementors throughout). There was certainly tension as Harry was unwittingly thrust into the Tri-Wizard Tournament and had to face a dragon, an underwater rescue of a friend, and a maze filled with tricks and traps. But those were "normal" kinds of tension. I think the majority wouldn't be that bad to read.
Until, of course, the end, when a friend and classmate is killed (what?!? a kid actually killed in a kid's book?), Voldemort reappears, and Harry is tied and cut against his will. Then there's an actual "duel to the death" and when Harry manages to escape, an apparent betrayal by a teacher he trusted.
There's a lot of deep stuff for a kid at the end of this book. I, of course, love it.
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