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The Resource The dark is rising, Susan Cooper

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 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
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, 1973.
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 1974.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
077699
Cataloging source
JNA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cooper, Susan
Dewey number
  • 092
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
920
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dark is rising sequence
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Good and evil
  • England
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The dark is rising, Susan Cooper
Instantiates
Publication
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9780689303173
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780689303173
  • (OCoLC)182541495
Label
The dark is rising, Susan Cooper
Publication
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9780689303173
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780689303173
  • (OCoLC)182541495

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