Cooper, Susan, 1935-

The Dark is rising / Susan Cooper. - 296 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. - The dark is rising sequence ; [2] . - Cooper, Susan, 1935- Dark is rising sequence ; 2. .

Includes a Note from the author/Introduction. Sequel to: Over sea, under stone. Following sequel: Greenwitch.

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.

920L Lexile

Newbery Honor Book, 1974.

0689303173 9780689303173 9780689829833 0689829833

Good and evil--Juvenile fiction

England--Juvenile fiction


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