Harry Potter Webguide

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Ever since the first Harry Potter book was released in 1997, fans have gathered on the Web to create portals, blogs, chat rooms, role-playing games, online communities and news aggregators. Thousands of fan sites dissect the J.K. Rowling books and movies. Here is a list of the most comprehensive, informative and interesting websites:

J.K. Rowling Official Site
Look through Rowling's desk to find Harry Potter rumors, scrapbooks and news.

The Harry Potter portal includes Quidditch games, downloads and information on all the books and movies. The site is maintained by teenagers and Harry Potter enthusiasts.

The Harry Potter Lexicon
Dive into the literary world of Harry Potter with wizardry lessons and magical spells.

Harry Potter Fanfiction
Share stories with thousands of Harry Potter fans. Users write personal interpretations, new chapters and reviews to J.K. Rowling's book series.

Harry Potter Reference
Two must-have tools for Harry Potter readers—a pronunciation guide and glossary.

Harry Potter News and Rumors
The Harry Potter Automatic News Aggregator monitors several sources for the latest information on the novels and movies. Create an account at HPANA to join 42,000 other fans in forums and online communities.

Hogwarts by Night
Escape to Harry Potter fantasy worlds in this role-playing game. Users create characters and navigate fantastical chat rooms.

The Official Harry Potter Website
For movie fans, search the Warner Brothers site for new trailers, soundtracks and actors. The Marauder's Map features interactive online games as you travel through the Hogwarts school.

Bloomsbury Publishing
Bloomsbury first discovered J.K. Rowling and her Harry Potter novels in 1996. The site profiles the British author, summarizes all five books and previews Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.