The Harry Potter Series
by J.K. Rowling (Author)
At Hogwarts, Harry receives training in magic, masters riding a broomstick, and discovers his incredible talent for the wizard sport of Quidditch. And for the first time in his life, Harry has friends who care about him: his fellow students Hermione and Ron and a giant named Hagrid. But all is not rosy when Harry discovers his true destiny and finds he must face the evil one who killed his parents. His survival will depend upon the help of his newfound friends, as well as his own wit and powers.
Recognition: Galaxy British Book Awards Outstanding Achievement Award (2008); Edinburgh Award (2008); South Bank Show Outstanding Achievement in the Arts Award (2008); France's Legion of Honour Award (2009); Hans Christian Andersen Literature prize (2010)