Book Summary

    Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum and colorful faculty at his unusual school, Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny.
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    Author

    J K Rowling

    Year Published

    1999

    Lexile Measure

    880L

    Categories

    1st in series, 8-12, Boys, English, Girls, made into movie, magic, series, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    978-0439708180

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.42

    # Ratings

    4127235

    # of Words

    77902

Book Summary

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant, to the unique curriculum and colorful faculty at his unusual school, Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny.
(summary from amazon.com)