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The dark is rising

Author: Susan Cooper; Alan E Cober
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1973. ©1973
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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 literature
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooper, Susan, 1935-
Dark is rising.
New York, Atheneum, 1973
(OCoLC)733978666
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cooper; Alan E Cober
ISBN: 9780689704208 0689704208 0689303173 9780689303173
OCLC Number: 673009
Notes: "A Margaret K. McElderry book."
Series Includes: The Dark is rising includes Over Sea, Under Stone ; The Dark is rising (1974 Newbery Honor winner); Greenwitch; the Grey King (1976 Newbery Award winner); and Silver on the Tree.
Sequel to: Over sea, under stone.
Following sequel: Greenwitch.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1974.
Description: 216 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part One: The finding. Midwinter's Eve --
The sign seeker --
The walker on the old way --
Part Two: The learning. Christmas Eve --
The book of Gramarye --
Betrayal --
Christmas --
Part Three: The testing. The coming of the cold --
The hawk in the dark --
The king of fire and water --
The hunt rides again --
The joining of the signs.
Responsibility: Susan Cooper ; illustrations by Alan E. Cober.
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"Susan Cooper is one of the few contemporary writers who has the vivid imagination, the narrative power, and the moral vision that permit her to create the kind of sweeping conflict between good and Read more...

 
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