Harry Potter in the United States

JK Rowling’s Harry Potter is internationally regarded as one of the best young adult book series of the 21st century. But how about its reception within the United States? While the series is indeed popular nationwide, it has also garnered heavy amounts of criticism, especially from parents of school children. In this section, you will find a brief summary of the book series, as well as information regarding what makes Harry Potter such a controversial topic for American parents.