Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Written by J. K. Rowling & illustrated by Mary GrandPré
Book #3 in the Harry Potter Series
Published by Scholastic
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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.

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    This is one of my favorite books out of the Harry Potter series, because it makes you think you know what's happening before spinning you around and spitting you out in a completely different direction. It's also the last Harry Potter book that feels episodic - meaning that for younger readers who aren't ready to get into the longer, darker Harry Potters books later in the series, this is a good place to hit pause on the books.

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    "The Prisoner of Azkaban" may be the best "Harry Potter" book yet.

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Book Details

ISBN
9780439136358
Publication Date
July 8, 1999
Page Count
435
Reading Age
9 - 12 years
ASIN/ISBN 10
0439136350

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