Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J. K. Rowling.  1998 (originally published in Britain in 1997 as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone).  This first title in the series has already sold over 6.6 million copies.  Although it is a relatively new title, it can be considered a classic due to its nearly instant popularity and widespread influence.  It tells the story of Harry's entrance into a school for witches and wizards.




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