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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Book 1

Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility.

All he knows is a miserable life with the Dursleys, his horrible aunt and uncle, and their abominable son, Dudley --- a great big swollen spoiled bully. Harry's room is a closet at the foot of the stairs, and he hasn't had a birthday party in eleven years.

But all that is about to change when a mysterious letter arrives by owl messenger: a letter with an invitation to an incredible place that Harry --- and anyone who reads about him --- will find unforgettable.

For it's there that he finds not only friends, aerial sports, and magic in everything from classes to meals, but a great destiny that's been waiting for him... if Harry can survive the encounter.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Book 1
by J. K. Rowling

  • Publication Date: October 1, 1999
  • Genres: Fantasy
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
  • ISBN-10: 059035342X
  • ISBN-13: 9780590353427