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The Resource The dark is rising, Susan Cooper ; illustrations by Alan E. Cober

The dark is rising, Susan Cooper ; illustrations by Alan E. Cober

Label
The dark is rising
Title
The dark is rising
Statement of responsibility
Susan Cooper ; illustrations by Alan E. Cober
Title variation
Seeker: the dark is rising
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cooper, Susan
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • MG
  • Middle Grade
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 920
  • 920
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
  • 6.2
  • 6.2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cober, Alan E.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The dark is rising sequence
Series volume
0002
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stanton, Will (Fictitious character)
  • Magic
  • Good and evil
  • Cornwall (England : County)
  • England
  • Fantasy
  • Good and evil
  • England
  • Good and evil
  • Magic
  • Stanton, Will (Fictitious character)
  • England
  • England
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The dark is rising, Susan Cooper ; illustrations by Alan E. Cober
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm00673009
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780689303173
Lccn
72085916
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)673009
Label
The dark is rising, Susan Cooper ; illustrations by Alan E. Cober
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm00673009
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780689303173
Lccn
72085916
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)673009

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