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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Audiobook CD - 2003
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Harry Potter, now a fifth-year student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, struggles with a threatening teacher, problematic house elf, the dread of upcoming final exams, and haunting dreams that hint toward his mysterious past
Publisher: New York : Listening Library, p2003
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780807220313
0807220310
9780807220290
0807220299
Characteristics: 23 sound discs (ca. 26 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Dale, Jim

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Leo_Le
Jul 19, 2021

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is the fifth novel in the Harry Potter Series. Again, J.K. Rowling did an amazing job of creating this book. This book is one of the most action packed books. The Order is up against the Death Eaters. The Order of the Phoenix are the good guys and the Death Eaters are the antagonists. We get to see how full fledged wizards fight and how the students, Harry Potter and others, go up against them. Also, this is a spoiler, but in the end, Harry Potter loses someone important to him. I definitely recommend this book.

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AMKane
Jul 13, 2021

Hmmphhh. This entry in the series is one of the harder for me to read. Harry is dealing with some hardcore PTSD as well as normal teenage hormonal moodiness, which makes him remarkable short tempered and prone to lashing out at the people around him at the slightest provocation. All things considered it is understandable for him to be acting this way. He's dealing with a lot. But it makes him a hard protagonist to follow the POV of, and the situation isn't helped by the way the entire story gangs up on him and further drives him into depression and isolation. That said, his true friends really show their mettle in Order of the Phoenix, and the core Ride or Die group going forward - Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Neville, and Luna- cement their place in the plot in this book.

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Malcolm_Barrios
Jul 07, 2021

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is my favorite book in the series! It contains the single most legendary chapter in any harry potter book EVER, “The Flight of Fred and George Weasley.” I can’t decide whether it’s the hilarity of the Weasleys, virtually everyone’s silent support of them, or Umbridge’s helpless reaction, but combined, they make for quite the laugh. I enjoy everything else too, especially the tension caused by Professor Umbridge’s presence at Hogwarts. Also, Harry is forced to deal with more stress. He becomes a public figure in this book and must learn to deal with his public image. Overall, this buildup of conflict is perfect. The climax, which is gripping, full of action, and sad, releases the tension and concludes the story on a dark note.

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dsamhitha5
Jun 30, 2021

Another AMAZING book by J.K. Rowling! Even though it has yet another heart-breaking death - and maybe the fact that Harry and Dumbledore are considered "crazy" throughout most of the book - it is still a great book!

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AkashSeelam
Jun 17, 2021

Harry is in big trouble with the ministry - He used magic, but for self-defense. However, no one will believe him. The magical world deems him a liar. Dumbledore is considered senile. His friends are rebuffing him. And to top it all off, he got a new teacher who is determined to hate him...

This book was very interesting. It talked about Harry in the worst time of his life - a period where the world refuses to believe him. He is alone, except for his two best friends. I really liked this book because it talks about the power of optimism. Harry found ways to find happiness amidst all the gloom - while the wizarding world was crumbling around him. He decides to go against everyone to try and finally prove that he was indeed correct when he said Lord Voldemort was back. However - what will that take?

Spoiler Alert - THIS BOOK IS VERY SAD.

Rating: 5/5

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MaciLesh
Jun 07, 2021

My favorite of the Harry Potter books, I've read this book 4 times. Great read, and a great series in general.

Harry Potter and the Order in Phoenix, the fifth book of the Harry Potter series, follows Harry Potter again and his friends at Hogwarts. We start to see the main villain coming back slowly after disappearing in the past of the fictional world. This book is even bigger than the fourth as there is so much more detail in the plot and twists hit you left and right. You feel like you get closer to the characters even more throughout the book as you learn more about their pasts. I would recommend this book to middle schoolers and high schoolers as it really entraps you in the wizarding world.

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Abby_Sarah
Apr 21, 2021

I literally read this in 7 days it was so good!!! :D

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sharonyael
Apr 01, 2021

This book is great and really fun. You can't get enough of it!

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Ebstar
Feb 27, 2021

Thick...thick...thick.... boring...boring...ZZZZZZZZZ
It's okayish. I kinda slept halfway through it. My friend actullay said that her parents use the auidobook to put her to sleep!
But, this book is part of a good series. So read it if you'd like to continue with the Harry Potter series.

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

"Indeed, Professor McGonagall sank back in her chair at the staff table after a few feeble remonstrances and was clearly heard to express a regret that she couldn't run cheering after Umbridge herself because Peeves had borrowed her walking stick." - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

"I should explain that members of the Order of the Phoenix have more reliable methods of communicating than the fire in Dolores Umbridge's office." - Dumbledore

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

" . . . saying it looked to him as though Professor Marchbanks would shortly be meeting a round, dark, soggy stranger . . ." - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

"They found Montague, sir, he's turned up jammed inside a toilet on the fourth floor." - Malfoy

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

"Well, usually when a person shakes their head, they mean 'no.' So unless Miss Edgecomb is using a form of sign - language as yet unknown to humans - " - Professor McGonagall

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

"Daringly, Fred and George had put and enlargement charm on the front of The Quibbler and hung it on the wall, so that Harry's giant head gazed down upon the proceeding, ocasionally saying thing like "THE MINISTRY ARE MORONS" and "EAT DUNG, UMBRIDGE" in a booming voice." - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

"He dreamed that Neville and Professor Sprout were waltzing around the Room of Requirement while Professor McGonagall played the bagpipes." - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

"Doctors? Those Muggle nutters that cut people up? Nah, they're Healers." - Ron

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

""And it's Johnson, Johnson with the Quaffle; what a player that girl is, I've been saying it for years and she still won't go out with me - "
"JORDAN!"" - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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violet_gorilla_79
Oct 09, 2020

"Aha! I've had a tip - off that you are intending to place a massive order for Dungbombs!" - Filch

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Frightening or Intense Scenes: there may be some scary and/or suspensfull parts where you don't know if Potter will live or die.....pretty good really

penguinfami1 Aug 08, 2014

Other: this book will absorb you too good

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ArtyPotter12
Jan 09, 2014

Other: This book maybe too good for young readers

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Campbell
Aug 24, 2008

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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vaasu
Feb 29, 2020

Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord's return, but Harry is not alone- a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort's savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time. These new editions of the classic and internationally bestselling, multi-award-winning series feature instantly pick-up-able new jackets by Jonny Duddle, with huge child appeal, to bring Harry Potter to the next generation of readers. It's time to PASS THE MAGIC ON.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 19, 2012

Harry Potter is spending another horrible summer with his dreadful Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon when a group of evil spirits called Dementors stage an unexpected attack on Harry and his cousin Dudley. After he uses magic to defend himself and Dudley, an act that later gets Harry expelled from Hogwarts, he is visited by a group of wizards and Madeye Moody and the is whisked off to number 12, Grimmauld Place, London. Number 12 is the home of Harry's godfather, Sirius Black, and the headquarters of the Order of the Phoenix. The Order is a group of witches and wizards, led by Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore, dedicated to fighting the evil Lord Voldemort and his followers. The Order is forced to operate in secrecy, outside of the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Magic, which is headed by the dense and corrupt Cornelius Fudge. Fudge refuses to believe that Lord Voldemort has returned. Harry, who witnessed Voldemort's return the previous June and was tortured and nearly murdered by him, is suffering from nightmares about what has happened to him. He is also angry with those he is close to, especially Ron and Hermione. Harry used magic to fight off the dementors, and since underage wizards are not permitted to use their wands outside of school, he must face a disciplinary hearing at the Ministry. With Dumbledore's help, Harry is cleared by the Wizengamot and permitted to return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

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