The first in the series about a young wizard-in-training. On Harry's eleventh birthday, things change when a letter arrives, inviting him to attend the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Suddenly Harry finds himself among friends, learning about potion-making and magic-wand waving and broomstick riding. Grades 4-8. You may also enjoy A Wizard Of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin.