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2000 Nēnē Award Winner
Harry Potter
and the Sorcerer's Stone

by J.K. Rowling
Scholastic, 1997

In the nonmagic human world--the world of "Muggles"--Harry is a nobody, treated like dirt by the aunt and uncle who had to take him when his parents were killed by the evil Voldemort. But in the world of wizards, small, skinny Harry is famous as a survivor of the wizard who tried to kill him. At Hogwarts, the school for wizards, Harry begins to learn of his true destiny. picture of book cover "Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much."

Letter from J.K. Rowling
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Author Official Website
Movie Series Site
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Trailer
Scholastic site: Learn about the Harry Potter book series and author J.K. Rowling with games, activities, and reading resources including discussion chamber, a pronunciation guide, and a glossary of wizarding words.
eThemes@eMints Scholastic Discussion guide-- Year One
More eTheme links on Harry Potter Books Scholastic Discussion guide-- First Four Books
CTV.CA Harry Potter Trivia: 10 Things to Know about J.K. with related links


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