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The dark is rising

Author: Susan Cooper
Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. format ed
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On his eleventh birthday Will Stanton discovers that he is the last of the Old Ones, destined to seek the six magical Signs that will enable the Old Ones to triumph over the evil forces of the Dark.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cooper
ISBN: 0689303173 9780689303173 9781416949954 141694995X
OCLC Number: 50955004
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1974.
Description: 230 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Finding: Midwinter's eve --
Midwinter day --
Sign-seeker --
Walker on the old way --
Learning: Christmas eve --
Book of Gramarye --
Betrayal --
Christmas day --
Testing: Coming of the cold --
Hawk in the dark --
King of fire and water --
Hunt rides --
Joining of the signs.
Responsibility: Susan Cooper.

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