Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Large Print - 2005
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"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."--Print.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2005.
Edition: Large print ed.
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ISBN: 9781594132216
1594132216
9780786277452
0786277459
Call Number: ROWLING
Characteristics: 831 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects: Fantasy fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Wizards -- Fiction.
Large type books.

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BrandonBlanchard
Sep 11, 2017

My personal favorite Harry Potter book. It has a tighter story and better character arc, and I simply enjoyed it more than Order of the Phoenix.

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niuniuyujie
Sep 02, 2017

Books are better than movies, because they have the words and the "audio books", that means if you hear the radio like CD for listening to it with your book, you just can`t imagen how can it be possible to get out what your reading right now, some words aren`t the right words. So you have to listen to this time when you hearing it, remeber what I said, everybody, go back to the book where you heading from!!!!!!!!! Good-bye!

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marlopalo
Sep 01, 2017

I like the movie better

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Drey101
Aug 26, 2017

This book is amazing I love Harry Potter!!!!!!

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lbowlby11
Aug 22, 2017

This is definitely one of my favourite Harry Potter books!

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Vanda_La_Vida
Aug 02, 2017

I mean really, when you have the GODDES of literature's words right in front of you, how could you not be hooked. This is one of the best books in the series in my opinion because we have a little more information about Snape.

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Lisa2124
Jul 21, 2017

AWESOME BOOK!!! Highly recommended. (If you agree, please click like)

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ayoshida
Jul 04, 2017

One of the best and creepiest books in the series I was holding on to every word on each page.
I would recommend this book/ series to anyone who doesn't get creeps easy and likes fantasy books. J.K Rolling has the right balance of hope, happiness, fear, sadness and excitement in the book. My friend kept on bugging me to read the series of harry potter and so I did and I can see why she kept on bugging me to read the series.

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abbi_g
Jun 04, 2017

This is such an epic book in the Harry Potter series! It's got me pumped to read Book #7: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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Gwen7154
Apr 07, 2017

Splendid.

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EmmaHong2006
Aug 24, 2017

EmmaHong2006 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99

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blue_dog_23964
Jun 11, 2017

blue_dog_23964 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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miss_altaf78
Feb 06, 2016

miss_altaf78 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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mauve_weasel_6
Jan 12, 2016

mauve_weasel_6 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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violet_cat_6411
Aug 19, 2015

violet_cat_6411 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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blue_shark_1040
Jul 02, 2015

blue_shark_1040 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

navy_cat_372 Jun 01, 2015

navy_cat_372 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 99

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snoopyJ
May 31, 2015

snoopyJ thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 99

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RobotDestroyer123
May 27, 2015

RobotDestroyer123 thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

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reypotter06
Jul 05, 2017

"On the other hand, the prince had proved a much more affective teacher than Snape so far."

HAHAHAHA You will only understand this if you have read this book.

violet_pony_296 Jun 04, 2017

harry m'boy!
-slughorn

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wings_of_fire
Apr 22, 2017

"Sectumsempra (for enemies)"

- Half-Blood Princes's copy of Advanced Potion Making.

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Shadow_Blade
Apr 22, 2017

"Killing is not nearly as easy as the innocent believe...."

- Albus Dumbledore

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ultimatep86
Jul 19, 2016

"'It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.'"

sarag1 Mar 15, 2016

"He would not risk his friendship with Ron for anything."

sarag1 Mar 15, 2016

"...his feelings for Ginny were entirely elder-brotherly... It was natural that he should feel protective... want to rip Dean limb from limb for kissing her..."

sarag1 Mar 15, 2016

"It's just because she's Ron's sister, he told himself. You just didn't like seeing her kissing Dean because she's Ron's sister...
But unbidden into his mind came an image of that same deserted corridor with himself kissing Ginny instead... The monster in his chest purred..."

sarag1 Mar 15, 2016

"'...But obviously if you'd rather I hooked up with McLaggen..."
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'No, I wouldn't,' said Ron, in a very quiet voice."

"You should write a book explaining the mad things girls do."

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dmoney98
Jun 22, 2014

This in stallion in the harry potter series delves more on the relationship between dumbledore and harry, a mysterious book left by a mysterious person which gives harry a heads up in not only potions but other things as well, harry also starts falling in love with Ginny weasley where he becomes very distraught when he learns she is already dating, what lies in store next for our great and mighty hero harry potter?

Michael17bpl Jul 24, 2013

Harry's sixth year at Hogwarts opens to find him more mellow and grown up than ever. When the day finally arrives, Harry is excited to be taking private lessons with Dumbledore this year, who is showing him all about Voldemort's past. Dumbledore hopes that knowing as much as he can about Voldemort will help Harry in his final battle with the Dark Lord. A mysterious book previously owned by the Half-Blood Prince comes into Harry's hands early on during his Potions class and changes the course of his school year by giving him a reputation for Potions brilliance that baffles everyone. Harry quickly grows to depend on the information he gets from the Half-Blood Prince's book and uses some of his spells outside of class, much to Hermione's displeasure. Harry also keeps an increasingly close eye on Draco Malfoy. Convinced that Malfoy has replaced his father as the head of the Death Eaters, Harry believes Malfoy is constructing a dark plot inside the school but can't for the life of him figure out what it is. Between Ron and Hermione's skepticism, and Malfoy's disappearances from the school grounds, As the year speeds by, Harry and Ron are both amazed at their blossoming love lives. Harry especially falls hard for someone he knows he shouldn't, his best friend Ron's sister, Ginny. Harry and Dumbledore leave on their mission to destroy a horcrux., Malfoy's dark plot finally works and he is able to sneak in Death Eaters to attack the school, and a fierce battle takes place between the students, members of the Order of the Phoenix, and the Death Eaters. Having succeeded in their mission to recover the horcrux, Professor Snape kills Dumbledore.

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dovercourt
Jan 22, 2013

Harry begins his 6th year at Hogwarts. Lord Volemort and is now harsher than ever on Muggles, too. Harry begins taking lessons from Dumbledore, and also begins to find a new love in his heart.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 19, 2012

Lord Voldemort has returned and his wrath has been felt in both the Muggle (non-magical) and Wizarding worlds. Severus Snape, a member of Dumbledore's anti-Voldemort Order of the Phoenix but formerly one of Voldemort's Death Eaters, meets with Narcissa Malfoy, mother of Harry Potter's school rival Draco. Snape makes an Unbreakable Vow to Narcissa, promising to assist and protect Draco.
Meanwhile, Dumbledore collects Harry from his aunt and uncle's house and takes him to the home of Horace Slughorn, former Potions teacher at Hogwarts. Dumbledore tries to persuade a reluctant Slughorn to return to teaching and finally succeeds. Later, when shopping for schoolbooks, Harry and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger follow Draco Malfoy to Dark Arts supplier Borgin and Burkes, where they overhear Draco insisting that the store-owner fix an unknown object. Harry is instantly suspicious of Draco, whom he believes to be a Death Eater like his father.

lucky Dec 24, 2008

Harry is starting his sixth year at Hogwarts school. Dumbledore has come to pick him up from the Dursley's. At Hogwarts, Harry starts receiving lessons from Dumbledore on how to defeat lord Voldemort.

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Mogenta
Sep 19, 2012

Violence: a lot of fighting and killing, but id say still safe for kids.

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Campbell
Aug 24, 2008

Violence: This title contains Violence.

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