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|Named Person:||Harry Potter, (Fictitious character)|
|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school, Fiction|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J K Rowling; Mary GrandPré
|ISBN:||0590353403 9780590353403 059035342X 9780590353427 0758700164 9780758700162 043936213X 9780439362139|
Sequel: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
|Performer(s):||Read by Jim Dale.|
|Awards:||ALA Notable Children's Book, 1999.|
|Target Audience:||Middle School|
|Description:||vi, 309 p. : ill. ; 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 --
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|
|Responsibility:||by J.K. Rowling ; illustrations by Mary GrandPré.|
WorldCat User Reviews (6)
Very interesting book that we discussed at the conference in detail......not as good as previous Harrys
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First in Series
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A great, sometimes overly-long, and overall magical beginning.
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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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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It gets better...
After the first book, I wasn't convinced. I've met many others who felt the same way, many of whom dropped the series then and there. If you feel that way, don't. Give it another shot. Rowling grows as a storyteller. Book two is much better and by book three you won't want to put them down until the...
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