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Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone / by J.K. Rowling.

Rowling, J. K. (Author).
Series: Harry Potter ; 1

Available copies

  • 1 of 8 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Frazee LINK Site J ROW (Text) 33500012754164 Main On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library J ROW (Text) 33500013602321 Main Checked out 08/27/2022
Red Lake Falls Public Library j ROW (Text) 35500006225625 Main Checked out 08/16/2022
Roseau Public Library j ROW (Text) 35500006567349 Main Checked out 08/17/2022
Thief River Falls Public Library j ROW (Text) 35500004873293 Main On holds shelf -
Thief River Falls Public Library j ROW (Text) 35500006092702 Main Checked out 08/20/2022
Thief River Falls Public Library j ROW (Text) 35500006493579 Main Checked out 08/26/2022
Warroad Public Library j ROW (Text) 35500006581944 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338299144
  • ISBN: 9780590353427
  • ISBN: 9780590353403
  • ISBN: 059035342X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0590353403 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 043936213X :
  • ISBN: 9780545069670
  • ISBN: 054506967X
  • ISBN: 9780545582889 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: vi, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : A.A. Levine Books, 1998.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
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.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Monthly Selections - #2 September 1998
    /*Starred Review*/ Gr. 4^-7. Orphaned in infancy, Harry Potter is raised by reluctant parents, Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon, an odious couple who would be right at home in a Roald Dahl novel. Things go from awful to hideous for Harry until, with the approach of his eleventh birthday, mysterious letters begin arriving addressed to him! His aunt and uncle manage to intercept these until a giant named Hagrid delivers one in person, and to his astonishment, Harry learns that he is a wizard and has been accepted (without even applying) as a student at Hogworts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. There's even more startling news: it turns out that his parents were killed by an evil wizard so powerful that everyone is afraid to so much as utter his name, Voldemort. Somehow, though, Harry survived Voldemort's attempt to kill him, too, though it has left him with a lightning-shaped scar on his forehead and enormous celebrity in the world of magic, because Voldemort vanished following his failure. But is he gone for good? What is hidden on the third floor of Hogworts Castle? And who is the Man with Two Faces? Rowling's first novel, which has won numerous prizes in England, is a brilliantly imagined and beautifully written fantasy that incorporates elements of traditional British school stories without once violating the magical underpinnings of the plot. In fact, Rowling's wonderful ability to put a fantastic spin on sports, student rivalry, and eccentric faculty contributes to the humor, charm, and, well, delight of her utterly captivating story. ((Reviewed September 15, 1998)) Copyright 2000 Booklist Reviews

Author Notes

Mary GrandPré has illustrated more than twenty beautiful books, including The Noisy Paint Box by Barb Rosenstock, which received a Caldecott Honor; Cleonardo, the Little Inventor, of which she is also the author; and the original American editions of all seven Harry Potter novels. Her work has also appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic Monthly, and the Wall Street Journal, and her paintings and pastels have been shown in galleries across the United States. Ms. GrandPré lives in Sarasota, Florida, with her family.
Brian Selznick's books have garnered countless accolades worldwide, and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He is the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of the #1 New York Times bestsellers The Invention of Hugo Cabret, adapted into Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning movie Hugo; Wonderstruck, adapted into the eponymous movie by celebrated filmmaker Todd Haynes, with a screenplay by Selznick; and the New York Times bestsellers The Marvels and Baby Monkey, Private Eye, as well as Kaleidoscope, a New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2021. He also illustrated the 20th anniversary paperback edition covers of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

J.K. Rowling is the author of the seven Harry Potter books, which have sold over 500 million copies, been translated into over 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films. She also wrote three short series companion volumes for charity, including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which later became the inspiration for a new series of films. Harry’s story as a grown-up was later continued in a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which J.K. Rowling wrote with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany.

In 2020, she returned to publishing for younger children with the fairy tale The Ickabog, which she initially published for free online for children in lockdown, later donating all her book royalties to help vulnerable groups affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

J.K. Rowling has received many awards and honors for her writing, including for her detective series written under the name Robert Galbraith. She supports a wide number of humanitarian causes through her charitable trust Volant, and is the founder of the children’s care reform charity Lumos.

For as long as she can remember, J.K. Rowling wanted to be a writer, and is at her happiest in a room, making things up. She lives in Scotland with her family.

Subject: Fantasy > Juvenile fiction.
Witches > Juvenile fiction.
Wizards > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.
England > Juvenile fiction.

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