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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

1st Scholastic trade paperback printing (123)
  • 4.26 ·
  • 370 Ratings
  • 4946 Want to read
  • 459 Currently reading
  • 478 Have read
Publish Date
Publisher
Scholastic
Language
English

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Harry Potter has never played a sport while flying on a broomstick. He's never worn a cloak of invisibility, befriended a giant, or helped hatch a dragon. All Harry knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley. Harry's room is a tiny closet at the foot of the stairs, and he hasn't had a birthday party in eleven years.

But all that is about change when a mysterious letter arrives by owl messenger: a letter with an invitation to a wonderful place he never dreamed existed. There he finds not only friends, aerial sports, and magic around every corner, but a great destiny that's been waiting for him...if Harry can survive the encounter.
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
2008, Scholastic
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
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Published in

New York

Table of Contents

1. The Boy Who Lived --
2. The Vanishing Glass --
3. The Letters from No One --
4. The Keeper of the Keys --
5. Diagon Alley --
6. The Journey from Platform Nine and Three-quarters --
7. The Sorting Hat --
8. The Potions Master --
9. The Midnight Duel --
10. Halloween --
11. Quidditch --
12. The Mirror of Erised --
13. Nicolas Flamel --
14. Norbert The Norwegian Ridgeback --
15. The Forbidden Forest --
16. Through the Trapdoor --
17. The Man with Two Faces.

Edition Notes

USA

Series
Harry Potter
Copyright Date
2008

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]
Library of Congress
PZ7.R79835 Har 1998

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
vi, 309p.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL32050734M
Internet Archive
harrypottersorce0000rowl_1998
ISBN 10
059035342X
ISBN 13
9780590353427
LCCN
97039059
OCLC/WorldCat
741310793
Goodreads
45286449

Work Description

Harry Potter #1

When mysterious letters start arriving on his doorstep, Harry Potter has never heard of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

They are swiftly confiscated by his aunt and uncle.

Then, on Harry’s eleventh birthday, a strange man bursts in with some important news: Harry Potter is a wizard and has been awarded a place to study at Hogwarts.

And so the first of the Harry Potter adventures is set to begin.
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Excerpts

Mr. And Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.
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