Book Summary

    The war against Voldemort is not going well; even the Muggles have been affected. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet . . . as with all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Harry receives some extraordinary help in Potions from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince. And with Dumbledore's guidance, he seeks out the full, complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort -- and thus finds what may be his only vulnerability.
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    Author

    J K Rowling

    Year Published

    2006

    Lexile Measure

    1030L

    Categories

    8-12, Boys, English, Girls, made into movie, magic, series, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    978-0439785969

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.52

    # Ratings

    1611270

    # of Words

    171927

Book Summary

The war against Voldemort is not going well; even the Muggles have been affected. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet . . . as with all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Harry receives some extraordinary help in Potions from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince. And with Dumbledore's guidance, he seeks out the full, complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort -- and thus finds what may be his only vulnerability.
(summary from amazon.com)