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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.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st American edView 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 fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Harry Potter, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J K Rowling; Mary GrandPré
ISBN: 0590353403 9780590353403 059035342X 9780590353427 0758700164 9780758700162 043936213X 9780439362139
OCLC Number: 37975719
Notes: "Year 1"--Spine.
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 --
Halloween --
Quidditch --
The Mirror of Erised --
Nicolas Flamel --
Norbert The Norwegian Ridgeback --
The Forbidden Forest --
Through the Trapdoor --
The Man with Two Faces --
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Other Titles: Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone
Responsibility: by J.K. Rowling ; illustrations by Mary GrandPré.

Abstract:

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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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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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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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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

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It gets better...

by LibraryThing (WorldCat user published 2008-10-07) Excellent Permalink

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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