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a highly imaginative type of fiction.
fantasy
an individual in a literary work.
character
the central character in a story, drama, or dramatic poem.
protagonist
a character or force that opposes the protagonist,in a story or drama.
antagonist
the struggle between opposing forces in a story or play.
conflict
exists when a character struggles against some outside force, such as another person, nature, society, or fate.
external conflict
exists within the mind of a character who is torn between opposing feelings or goals.
internal conflict
the sequence of events in a narrative work.
plot
the relationship of the narrator to the story.
point of view
when the narrator is outside the story and reveals the thoughts of only one character, but refers to that character as "he" or "she".
third-person limited
Where was JK Rowling born?
England
What is JK Rowlings full name?
Joanne Kathleen
What yesr was JK born?
1965
how many sisters does JK have?
one
In what city did JK have next door neighbors whose last name was "Potter"?
Winterbourne
What career did JK start out doing?
billingual secretary
JK moved to ______ to become an english teacher.
Portugal
JK taught on evenings so she could write on _______.
mornings
At what time did JK start writing a story about a "wizard"?
when she was an english teacher
JK married a ______ in Portugal.
journalist
When her marriage ended, JK moved to ________ with her daughter.
Scotland
JK sold Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone to ________.
Bloomsbury
Who bought the American Rights to the first Harry Potter book?
Scholastic Press
The happiest times of JKs life was when she got the money to _________.
write full time
Bloomsbury Childrens Books published the book in ______.
1997
year: won childrens book of the year.
1997
JK sold Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone to ________.
Bloomsbury
Who bought the American Rights to the first Harry Potter book?
Scholastic Press
The happiest times of JKs life was when she got the money to _________.
write full time
Bloomsbury Childrens Books published the book in ______.
1997
year: won childrens book of the year.
1997
year: published in the U.S.
_____________________________

later had ________ for her second husband.
1998

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2 children
The first three books were printed in how many different languages?
35
The first 3 books sold over how many copies?
30 million
Because of JKs sucess, A _________ list was introduced.
childrens best sellers
year: received an OBE (Order of the British Empire) by the queen.
2001