Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Author: J. K. Rowling

Publisher: Arthur a Levine


Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 870

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The seventh and final book of the blockbuster Harry Potter series follows the wizard's last year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. 12,000,000 first printing.

The Complete Harry Potter Collection

Author: J. K. Rowling

Publisher: Bloomsbury Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780747595854

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 7

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Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set X 7. A fabulous opportunity to finally own all seven Harry Potter titles -Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone,Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,Harry Potter and the Goble

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The Illustrated Edition

Author: J. K. Rowling

Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books

ISBN: 9780545791427

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 464

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The fourth book in the beloved Harry Potter series, now illustrated in glorious full color by award-winning artist Jim Kay. Harry Potter wants to get away from the pernicious Dursleys and go to the International Quidditch Cup with Hermione, Ron, and the Weasleys. He wants to dream about Cho Chang, his crush (and maybe do more than dream). He wants to find out about the mysterious event involving two other rival schools of magic, and a competition that hasn't happened for a hundred years. He wants to be a normal, fourteen-year-old wizard. Unfortunately for Harry Potter, he's not normal - even by wizarding standards. And in this case, different can be deadly. With dazzling illustrations from Jim Kay, this new fully illustrated edition of the complete and unabridged text of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is sure to delight fans and first-time readers alike.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Author: J. K. Rowling

Publisher: Bloomsbury Harry Potter

ISBN: 9780747554561

Category: Boarding schools

Page: 464

View: 1943

Harry Potter is an ordinary boy who lives in a cupboard under the stairs at his Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon's house, which he thinks is normal for someone like him who's parents have been killed in a 'car crash'. He is bullied by them and his fat, spoilt cousin Dudley, and lives a very unremarkable life with only the odd hiccup (like his hair growing back overnight!) to cause him much to think about. That is until an owl turns up with a letter addressed to Harry and all hell breaks loose! He is literally rescued by a world where nothing is as it seems and magic lessons are the order of the day. Read and find out how Harry discovers his true heritage at Hogwarts School of Wizardry and Witchcraft, the reason behind his parents mysterious death, who is out to kill him, and how he uncovers the most amazing secret of all time, the fabled Philosopher's Stone! All this and muggles too. Now, what are they?

Suffer the Little Children

Author: Jodi Eichler-Levine

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 1479822299

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 253

View: 7696

This compelling work examines classic and contemporary Jewish and African American children’s literature. Through close readings of selected titles published since 1945, Jodi Eichler-Levine analyzes what is at stake in portraying religious history for young people, particularly when the histories in question are traumatic ones. In the wake of the Holocaust and lynchings, of the Middle Passage and flight from Eastern Europe's pogroms, children’s literature provides diverse and complicated responses to the challenge of representing difficult collective pasts. In reading the work of various prominent authors, including Maurice Sendak, Julius Lester, Jane Yolen, Sydney Taylor, and Virginia Hamilton, Eichler-Levine changes our understanding of North American religions. She illuminates how narratives of both suffering and nostalgia graft future citizens into ideals of American liberal democracy, and into religious communities that can be understood according to recognizable notions of reading, domestic respectability, and national sacrifice. If children are the idealized recipients of the past, what does it mean to tell tales of suffering to children, and can we imagine modes of memory that move past utopian notions of children as our future? Suffer the Little Children asks readers to alter their worldviews about children’s literature as an “innocent” enterprise, revisiting the genre in a darker and more unsettled light.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

Author: David Scott Kastan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199725314

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 2656

View: 5731

From folk ballads to film scripts, this new five-volume encyclopedia covers the entire history of British literature from the seventh century to the present, focusing on the writers and the major texts of what are now the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. In five hundred substantial essays written by major scholars, the Encyclopedia of British Literature includes biographies of nearly four hundred individual authors and a hundred topical essays with detailed analyses of particular themes, movements, genres, and institutions whose impact upon the writing or the reading of literature was significant. An ideal companion to The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature, this set will prove invaluable for students, scholars, and general readers. For more information, including a complete table of contents and list of contributors, please visit www.oup.com/us/ebl

Fragments: the Uow Collection

Author: Benjamin Thomas

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 144527616X


Page: 229

View: 528

fragments: the uow collection presents a university degree in a single volume; incorporating prose fiction, poetry, literary criticism and commentary dating from 2004-2007.Containing prose that delves into interpretation of mythology and religion, literary analysis of texts from Surrealism to Harry Potter, experiments in poetic forms and sequences of verse based on the Crusades, fragments showcases a developing writer and his changing style and talent over studying the art of writing.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition

Author: J. K. Rowling

Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books

ISBN: 9780545791342

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 6327

For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he has escaped, leaving only two clues as to where he might be headed: Harry Potter's defeat of You-Know-Who was Black's downfall as well. And the Azkaban guards heard Black muttering in his sleep, "He's at Hogwarts . . . he's at Hogwarts." Harry Potter isn't safe, not even within the walls of his magical school, surrounded by his friends. Because on top of it all, there may well be a traitor in their midst.

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

Author: Daniel Hahn

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199695148

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 704

View: 826

The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books. A fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature, this volume covers every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J. K. Rowling,Joe Vaux

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780439451932

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 5

View: 8392

Pop-up illustrations present scenes from the second of the Harry Potter books, including a book signing by Gilderoy Lockhart, the ghosts' ball, and an encounter with giant spiders.