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Rowling, J.K.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Vancouver : Raincoast Book Distribution July 05 - 608 08.220x05.360 I - Harry Potter Ser. Year 6 .


It is the middle of the summer, but there is an unseasonal mist pressing against the windowpanes. Harry Potter is waiting nervously in his bedroom at the Dursley's house in Privet Drive for a visit from Professor Dumbledore himself. One of the last times he saw the Headmaster was in a fierce one-to-one duel with Lord Voldemort, and Harry can't quite believe that Professor Dumbledore will actually appear at the Dursley's of all places. Why is the Professor coming to visit him now? What is it that cannot wait until Harry returns to Hogwarts in a few weeks' time? Harry's sixth year at Hogwarts has already got off to an unusual start, as the worlds of Muggle and magic start to intertwine...

Bilby (Books I Love Best Yearly) Award (W), 2006 Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award (W), 2008 Galaxy British Book Awards (W), 2006 Golden Archer Award (Wisconsin) (N), 2007 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (W), 2008 New York Times Notable Books of the Year (W), 2005 Quill Awards (W), 2005 Royal Mail Award for Scottish Children's Books (N), 2006 Young Reader's Choice Award (N), 2008

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