The Golden Compass
The Golden Compass
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The Golden Compass

Written by Philip Pullman
Book #1 in the His Dark Materials Series
Published by Scholastic Point
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The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an “All-Time Greatest Novel” and Newsweek hailed as a “Top 100 Book of All Time.” Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are within reach. Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal–including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is trying to build a bridge to a parallel world. Can one small girl make a difference in such great and terrible endeavors? This is Lyra: a savage, a schemer, a liar, and as fierce and true a champion as Roger or Asriel could want. But what Lyra doesn’t know is that to help one of them will be to betray the other… A masterwork of storytelling and suspense, Philip Pullman’s award-winning The Golden Compass is the first in the His Dark Materials series, which continues with The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. A #1 New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Guardian Prize for Children’s Fiction Published in 40 Countries “Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years.” —The Washington Post “Very grand indeed.” —The New York Times “Pullman is quite possibly a genius.” —Newsweek

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    July 9, 1995
    Reading Age
    12 - 17 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10

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