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The Dark is rising, Susan Cooper

Label
The Dark is rising
Title
The Dark is rising
Statement of responsibility
Susan Cooper
Title variation
Seeker: the dark is rising
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift -- that he is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark. At once, he is plunged into a quest for the six magical Signs that will one day aid the Old Ones in the final battle between the Dark and the Light. And for the twelve days of Christmas, while the Dark is rising, life for Will is full of wonder, terror, and delight
Member of
Summary
This night will be bad and tomorrow will be beyond imagining. It's Midwinter's Eve, the day before Will's eleventh birthday. But there is an atmosphere of fear in the familiar countryside around him. Will discovers that he has the power of the Old Ones, and that he must embark on a quest to vanquish the terrifyingly evil magic of the Dark
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, 1973.
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 1974.
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077699
Cataloging source
KSA
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
920L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
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920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
6.2
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True
Series statement
The dark is rising sequence
Series volume
[2]
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Dark is rising, Susan Cooper
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes a Note from the author/Introduction
  • Sequel to: Over sea, under stone
  • Following sequel: Greenwitch
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21390471
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780689829833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)850596117
Label
The Dark is rising, Susan Cooper
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes a Note from the author/Introduction
  • Sequel to: Over sea, under stone
  • Following sequel: Greenwitch
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21390471
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780689829833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)850596117

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