Harry Potter is an orphaned boy brought up by his hostile aunt and uncle. At the age of eleven a half-giant calledRubeus Hagridbrings him the news that he is actually awizard. His parents weremurdered by the dark wizard,Lord Voldemort. Voldemort also attempted to kill one-year old Harry onthe same night, but his killing curse mysteriously rebounded and reduced Voldemort to a weak andhelpless form. Harry is an extremely famous wizard because of his uncanny survival and ventures intothe Wizarding World assisted by Hagrid. There he begins his first year atHogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardrywhere he learns about magic along with new friendsRonWeasleyandHermione Granger .During the year, the trio become entangled in the mystery of thePhilosopher's Stone, which is being kept within the school.
Harry, Ron, and Hermione return to Hogwarts for their second year, which proves to be morechallenging than the last. The Chamber of Secrets has been opened, leaving students and ghostspetrified by an unleashed monster. Harry must face up to claims that he is the heir of Salazar Slytherin(founder of the Chamber), learns that he can speakParseltongue, and also discovers theproperties of a mysterious diary only to find himself trapped within the Chamber of Secrets itself.
Harry's fifth year begins with him being attacked byDementorsin Little Whinging. Later, he finds outthat the Ministry of Magic is in denial of the fact thatLord Voldemorthas returned. Harry is also besetby disturbing and realistic nightmares while Professor Umbridge,a representative of Minister for MagicCornelius Fudge, is the new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher. Therefore the rebellioninvolving the students of Hogwarts, secret organisationOrder of the Phoenix,the Ministry of Magicand the Death Eaters begins.