Joanne Kathleen Rowling
*Jk was born on July 31, 1966 in Chipping Sodbury, England.
*JK grew up in Forest of Dean, England, with her younger sister, Di.
*JK's mom was a lab technician. JK's dad was a factory manager.
*JK wrote her first story at the age of six.
*JK loved to read.
*JK did well in school.
*JK always had the dream of being an author.
*JK's favorite book was The Little White Horse.
*JK had the nicknames of Jo and Rolling Pin.
*JK was a quiet student.
*JK was once beaten up by a classmate.
*JK went to Tutshill Primary School and Wyedean Comprehensive School.
*JK went to Exeter University.
*JK got a job as secretary.
*JK's mother died.
*JK lost her job as secretary.
*JK got a job in Portugal.
*JK got married to Jorge Arantes.
*JK had daughter Jessica in 1993.
*JK divorced from Jorge Arantes.
*JK moved to Edinburgh, Scotland after the divorce.
*JK didn't have enough money to live.
*JK shared her work with her sister.
*JK got a job as an English teacher.
*JK was awarded with the reward of Officer of the British Empire.
*JK got married to Neil Murray.
*JK had son David in 2003.
*JK was sued for plagiarism.
*JK is now one of Britain's richest women.
JK's Major Accomplishments:
*JK is the author of the Harry Potter books.
*JK's books are best-sellers.
*One of JK's books was the top-selling book of 2000.
*Over 175,000,000 of JK's books were sold.
*JK's books were on a best-seller list for over a year.
*There are now films of the Harry Potter books.
*The movies are chart-topping.
*JK says that she is too famous for her own good.
How JK Affected the Future:
*JK's books were read by children.
*JK encouraged people to read.
*JK's books bring joy to people.
*JK's books bring people a new world to enjoy.
*JK's books gave new interest to the magical arts.
*JK wrote best-selling books.
*JK's books were made into chart-topping movies.
JK is a great woman that continues to affect the future with her many accomplishments.