Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

eBook - 2012
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When the Chamber of Secrets is opened again at the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, second-year student Harry Potter finds himself in danger from a dark power that has once more been released on the school.
Publisher: [England] : Pottermore, 2012.
ISBN: 9781781100356
1781100357
9781781100080
178110008X
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill.
Additional Contributors: GrandPré, Mary - Illustrator
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BrandonBlanchard
Sep 12, 2017

Chamber of Secrets is usually thought of as the weakest book, but it's better written than the first and third books.

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marlopalo
Aug 29, 2017

anyone who do not like harry potter must die. I'm lord voldemort here for your death.

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Drey101
Aug 27, 2017

This book is amazing I love Harry Potter!!!!!!

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Nicholaspeng
Jul 31, 2017

I felt like the book was real.

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ipomeroy
Jun 27, 2017

I would highly recommend this book for people who like fantasy and mystery.It's like, you like the book, you turn the page, and then, BOOM.You get whisked into a magical fantasy world. Awesome, right?

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green_cat_6308
Jun 16, 2017

very good book, a real page turner! but there are so many things that surprised me....
(you will be surprised too!)

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abbi_g
May 05, 2017

"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities."

I enjoyed reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets so much that I couldn't wait for the Main library to deliver Book #3, which I had placed on hold yesterday. Instead, I went to Imaginon because they had the Book #3 available on their shelves, so that I could jump right into it after reading Book #2. Thank God for libraries!

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jayeshaminnew
Apr 27, 2017

Again Jim got it beautifully! Story is awesome without any doubt but the illustrations makes it really live!

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Gwen7154
Apr 07, 2017

Marvellous.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Jan 07, 2017

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the 2nd book of J. K Rowling’s legendary series. It starts as all the books do, at the Dursley’s home in Little Whinging. They’ve become extra strict since Harry came home from Hogwarts, and Harry finds himself locked in his room indefinitely after an incident with Dobby the house-elf at an important meeting of Uncle Vernon’s. But it isn’t long before the Weasley boys come and break him out, flying him to their home, the Burrow. Harry is welcomed by the Weasleys and becomes a part of the family quickly, but little does he know, one of them has a secret, one that could destroy it all. I loved this book. I love the whole series, but none of the others have this same sort of sinister feeling behind it. It’s the first wake up call that this is real for Harry, that he and those he cares about are actually at risk here. There’s a new clarity to this 2nd installment. And another thing - I just love the Weasleys. The first time I read the series, I sort of missed them, but after reading again for the first time in a while, I have a whole new appreciation for this family that took Harry in as their own, no question, and took care of him like he had known them for years. Molly Weasley, Fred, and George are counted among my favourite fictional characters of all time. Like the first, I recommend this to anyone. This is one of those series I have a deep love for, and I want to expose others to such a wonderful work of literature.
- @freckleface675 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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heidigil Jun 17, 2017

heidigil thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

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blue_kangaroo_537
Jun 07, 2017

blue_kangaroo_537 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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jayeshaminnew
Apr 27, 2017

jayeshaminnew thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

luiza1 Apr 18, 2017

luiza1 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 65

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Mar 28, 2017

blue_dog_23964 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Dec 11, 2016

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green_snake_80
Sep 29, 2016

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awebster92
Sep 09, 2016

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lopezbm23
Aug 23, 2016

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violet_pony_296 Jun 04, 2017

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

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wings_of_fire
Apr 22, 2017

"This is what Dumbledore sends his defender? A songbird and an old hat?"

- Tom Riddle

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Shadow_Blade
Apr 22, 2017

"Signed photos? You're giving out signed photos, Potter?"

- Draco Malfoy

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hannat08
Jun 28, 2016

"Dobby is sorry sir"

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Harrypotter_1
Jun 24, 2016

"Honestly if you were going any slower, you would be going backwards"

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

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Bethany_S
Aug 03, 2015

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
-Dumbledore, Page 245

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Bethany_S
Aug 03, 2015

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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Bethany_S
Aug 03, 2015

When in doubt go to the library
-Page 189

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Ninjago_awesome
Jan 27, 2017

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

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yellow_cat_1085
Dec 22, 2016

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???

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Bethany_S
Aug 03, 2015

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.

gogirl1313 Dec 24, 2014

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!

christinezhao Jul 12, 2014

harry returns to hogwarts for his 2nd year. someone opened the chamber of secrets so there is a snake on the loose

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blue_bluejay_1
Jul 07, 2014

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.

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mkblizzard101
Jan 26, 2013

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.

Njiamanze Jul 30, 2012

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.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 19, 2012

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.

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MP_XSkills
May 07, 2012

awesome

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May 07, 2012

Sexual Content: u count kissing

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