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J.K. Rowling

Author: Colleen A Sexton
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, 2008.
Series: A&E biography (Twenty-First Century Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Presents a biography of celebrated author, J.K. Rowling, and chronicles her life, personal and professional challenges and achievements, and how she rose from poverty to eventually set records in the publishing industry with her Harry Potter series.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling; Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); J K Rowling
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen A Sexton
ISBN: 9780822579496 0822579499 9780822587491 0822587491
OCLC Number: 77573536
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: A&E biography (Twenty-First Century Books (Firm))
Responsibility: Colleen A. Sexton.
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Presents a biography of celebrated author, J.K. Rowling, and chronicles her life, personal and professional challenges and achievements, and how she rose from poverty to eventually set records in the publishing industry with her Harry Potter series.

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