Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is the fifth in the Harry
Potter series written by J. K. Rowling, and was published on 21 June
2003 by Bloomsbury in the United Kingdom, Scholastic in the United
States, and Raincoast in Canada. Five million copies were sold in the
first 24 hours after release.
The novel features Harry
Potter's struggles through his fifth year at Hogwarts School of
Witchcraft and Wizardry, including the surreptitious return of Harry's
nemesis Lord Voldemort, O.W.L.