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Harry Potter, tome 1 : Harry Potter à l'école des sorciers (original 1997; edition 1997)

by J. K. Rowling

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Member:bergg
Title:Harry Potter, tome 1 : Harry Potter à l'école des sorciers
Authors:J. K. Rowling
Info:GALLIMARD (ÉDITIONS) (1998), Mass Market Paperback, 305 pages
Collections:Fiction, Your library
Rating:****1/2
Tags:ebook, fantaisie, jeune adulte, magie, série Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling (1997)

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I just bought another edition :)
  phoibee | Apr 23, 2017 |
This book was good from start to finish. Children will love the idea of using magic and flying around on broom sticks in games. ( )
  tlashayvance | Apr 21, 2017 |
A young boy, living with his mean aunt and uncle, discovers that he is a wizard when he gets an acceptance letter to Hogwarts. A school for young witches and wizards.
  morganlasher | Apr 21, 2017 |
While some parents might not agree with reading this book in the schools, after getting permission, I believe this fantasy novel would connect well with 5th and 6th grade students. They would be the same age as the main characters and you could teach cause and effects and lit circles as well. This might be a book to give a student who does not like reading and trying to get them to fall in love with a book. ( )
  GaryJohnson5 | Apr 18, 2017 |
Reading this as an adult was a fantastic adventure. Rowling has created a masterpiece for all, young and old. Harry Potter has escaped the horrible life with his relatives to enter a world of magic. He had no idea about who he was or what he was capable of until the letter arrived from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Within his new school, Harry finds out what magic he possesses and meets new friends. During his days at Hogwarts, Harry is faced with fighting evil and ensuring that a secret object will not get into the wrong hands. Rowling did an amazing job describing Harry's school and adventures. It was so well done that I had dreams about being a member of Hogwarts! Definitely a must read.

Lesson plans/resources:
https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collections/teaching-content/harry-potter/
http://www.nea.org/tools/lessons/teaching-harry-potter.html
http://www.woojr.com/harry-potter-activities-lesson-plans/ ( )
  SraSpoer | Apr 18, 2017 |
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On the whole, ''Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'' is as funny, moving and impressive as the story behind its writing. J. K. Rowling, a teacher by training, was a 30-year-old single mother living on welfare in a cold one-bedroom flat in Edinburgh when she began writing it in longhand during her baby daughter's nap times. But like Harry Potter, she had wizardry inside, and has soared beyond her modest Muggle surroundings to achieve something quite special.
added by johnsmithsen | editLowongan Kerja BANK (Feb 14, 1999)
 
The light-hearted caper travels through the territory owned by the late Roald Dahl, especially in the treatment of the bad guys — they are uniformly as unshadedly awful as possible —but the tone is a great deal more affectionate. A charming and readable romp with a most sympathetic hero and filled with delightful magic details.
added by johnsmithsen | editlowongan kerja 2017 (Jan 1, 1999)
 
This book is a great book for ten year old children because it has mystery after mystery mixed with romance, also mixed with humor for anyone out there for a laugh.
 
Harry Potter se ha quedado huérfano y vive en casa de sus abominables tíos y del insoportable primo Dudley. Harry se siente muy triste y solo, hasta que un buen día recibe una carta que cambiará su vida para siempre. En ella le comunican que ha sido aceptado como alumno en el colegio interno Hogwarts de magia y hechicería. A partir de ese momento, la suerte de Harry da un vuelco espectacular. En esa escuela tan especial aprenderá encantamientos, trucos fabulosos y tácticas de defensa contra las malas artes. Se convertirá en el campeón escolar de quidditch, especie de fútbol aéreo que se juega montado sobre escobas, y se hará un puñado de buenos amigos... aunque también algunos temibles enemigos. Pero sobre todo, conocerá los secretos que le permitirán cumplir con su destino. Pues, aunque no lo parezca a primera vista, Harry no es un chico común y corriente. ¡Es un verdadero mago!
 

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Rowling, J. K.primary authorall editionsconfirmed
Astrologo, MarinaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bar-Hilel, GiliTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Beck, RufusNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Buddingh', WiebeTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dale, JimNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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for Jessica, who loves stories,
for Anne, who loved them too,
and for Di, who heard this one first.
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Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.
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The wand chooses the wizard, remember…I think we must expect great things from you, Mr. Potter…After all, He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named did great things - terrible, yes, but great.
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Initially published as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
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Orphaned as a baby, Harry Potter has spent 11 awful years living with his mean aunt, uncle, and cousin Dudley. But everything changes for Harry when an owl delivers a mysterious letter inviting him to attend a school for wizards. At this special school, Harry finds friends, aerial sports, and magic in everything from classes to meals, as well as a great destiny that's been waiting for him...if Harry can survive the encounter. From an author who has been compared to C. S. Lewis and Roald Dahl, this enchanting, funny debut novel won England's National Book Award and the prestigious Smarties Prize. 

(Charles Duff Review below)

What else can you say about Harry Potter....phenomena...landmark...revolutionary...historic.  Whether its read to young children or children read it themselves.  Harry Potter is removed from the torment of his Aunt and Uncle and attends the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.  It's almost an automatic choice for independent reading.  English teachers could use this, since so many read it, to offer up blogging opportunities for sharing thoughts and opinions on the text.  Here is a link for teachers on some teaching resources for the Harry Potter series: http://www.nea.org/tools/lessons/teac...
Haiku summary
Harry's a wizard
studies magic at Hogwarts
fights possessed teacher
(asbunny)
A wizard child
saves his school from a Dark Lord
and makes some new friends.
(marcusbrutus)
Orphaned a baby
but growing up unknowing
he is a wizard
(Firefox-Flame_dancer)
Went with a strange man

because he gave me chocolate.

Almost got murdered.

(CathWhitney)

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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.

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