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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

A book review for parents

This fantasy book is the sixth in the "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling and is published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is written for kids ages 9 and up. The age range reflects readability and not necessarily content appropriateness.

PluggedIn.com, an entertainment and media ministry of Focus on the Family, has reviewed this book. Here is PluggedIn.com’s review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince


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