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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
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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 9780439827607 0439827604 9780545044257 0545044251 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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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 Wizards and Witches.  Read more...

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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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