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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Author: J K Rowling; Mary GrandPré
Publisher: New York : A.A. Levine Books, [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st American editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy literature
Fantasy fiction
Fantasy fiction -- Juvenile
Illustrated wrappers (book covers)
Children's books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); Hermione Granger, (Fictitious character); Ron Weasley, (Fictitious character); Ron Weasley, (Fictitious character); Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); Hermione Granger, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J K Rowling; Mary GrandPré
ISBN: 0590353403 9780590353403 059035342X 9780590353427 0758700164 9780758700162 043936213X 9780439362139 9780545069670 054506967X 9780545582889 0545582881 9781480614970 1480614971 9780606323451 0606323457 0439554934 9780439554930 0606170979 9780606170970 9780786222728 0786222727 0613206339 9780613206334 9780545790352 0545790352
OCLC Number: 37975719
Notes: "Year 1"--Spine.
Sequel: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999.
Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie), 2001.
Performer(s): Read by Jim Dale.
Awards: Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie), 2001.
ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999.
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: vi, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Boy Who Lived --
The Vanishing Glass --
The Letters from No One --
The Keeper of the Keys --
Diagon Alley --
The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-quarters --
The Sorting Hat --
The Potions Master --
The Midnight Duel --
Halloween --
Quidditch --
The Mirror of Erised --
Nicolas Flamel --
Norbert The Norwegian Ridgeback --
The Forbidden Forest --
Through the Trapdoor --
The Man with Two Faces.
Other Titles: Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone (Motion picture)
Responsibility: by J.K. Rowling ; illustrations by Mary GrandPré.

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* Readers are in for a delightful romp with this award-winning debut from a British author who dances in the footsteps of P.L. Travers and Roald Dahl.*Publishers Weekly, starred review * Rowling's Read more...

 
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LIANZA 2011

by sthorpe710 (WorldCat user published 2012-04-19) Good Permalink

Very interesting book that we discussed at the conference in detail......not as good as previous Harrys

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First in Series

by tjtlibrary (WorldCat user published 2007-08-20) Excellent Permalink
Exciting beginning to 7 vol series.
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

by KatieWewel (WorldCat user published 2009-07-20) Very Good Permalink

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A great, sometimes overly-long, and overall magical beginning.

by PYEsinc (WorldCat user published 2011-09-20) Very Good Permalink

I was fascinated by how J.K. Rowling--a woman on English welfare--was so well-educated and so brilliant that she could compile all the mythology she had ever learned about and twist it all into Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.  Yep--everything from Fluffy the Three-Headed Dog to...
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Book one of seven

by jmzogbi (WorldCat user published 2015-04-06) Excellent Permalink

This is an excellent start for a seven volume series.  It was so captivating that I couldn't put it down

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