Hermione Granger

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we are talking about our girlhood heroines for our sixth Heroines Quilt Project. Read about Hermione Granger.

Halloween and Witches: Why do we celebrate Halloween?

October 31st, the day when the ghosts and ghouls come out to play! Not forgetting the witches of course! So why do we celebrate this day? As a girl, I enjoyed dressing up, scaring friends and going trick or treating but to be honest I had no idea why. The origins are...

Literary Girls: Hermione Granger (The Harry Potter Series)

‚ÄúI hope you’re pleased with yourselves. We could have been all killed — or worse, expelled.‚Äù -Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer‚Äôs Stone That was me in elementary school. I‚Äôll never forget the day my mother brought home my first copy...

We Want Equality…Now!

http://www.almostallthetruth.com/parenting/intelligent-opinionated-interesting-girls/ On June 28th, Ed Miliband, the Leader of the Labour Party in the UK, made a speech to the Women in Advertising and Communications group in London. In it, he urged politicians,...

Inspirational Girls: Hermione Granger

Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Illustration by Mary GrandPre. Since the Harry Potter phenomenon began in 1997 the series has sold over 450 million copies.  Many readers from my generation grew up with the series, and for girls, Hermione Granger has been a role...

Pin It on Pinterest