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J. K. Rowling

By: Beka D.
Iowa, Age 9

J.K. Rowling was born on July 31, 1965. She was a teacher and her mom died.
Her grades were high and she was named Head Girl.

She attended Tutshill Primary School. On her first day, the teacher gave a test on fractions. She failed the test and her teacher put her in the ''stupid'' row.

One day, her sister Di called. Di lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. She suggested that Joanna should move to Edinburgh. She thought a change would be good.

She wrote Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Hagrid is an acter in ''Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'' the movie. And she wrote Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.


In 1993, Joanna had a daughter named Jessica. Shortly after she was born, Joanna got divorced. This made her sad. She missed her family.