Can we just be real for a second? Harry Potter fans are the best. There's no reason to argue. There's no reason to discuss any further. They're just simply, unequivocally, the best. Harry Potter fans have unique hopes for their children, they're up for re-reading the series so they can realize what they missed because J.K. Rowling is a genius, or just busy being genuinely amazing individuals who believe in the power of imagination.
But what happens when your kids start reading Harry Potter? We all know that literature, like all other media, can impact our children and the way they view their world. So how is reading arguably the most popular lit series of all time going to shape and mold our children into the adults they'll eventually become?
Well, it comes as no surprise that if adult Harry Potter fans are the best, children who read Harry Potter are going to grow up to be the best, too. From fostering a sense of creativity to celebrating diversity to realizing the importance of equality and building strong, meaningful relationships, kids who read Harry Potter are going to grow up to be the absolute best version of their adult selves. There are so many lessons that any reader of any age can take from J.K. Rowling's wizarding world, and those lessons will help kids turn into responsible, caring, self-loving adults that make the world, and those around them, better.
Here are 12 ways kids who read Harry Potter grow up to become the best adults, because reading is power and reading Harry Potter, means you're harnessing that power for good.