The Dark Is Rising

May 8, 2007|
The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper
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"WHEN THE DARK COMES RISING, SIX SHALL TURN THEM BACK...."

When Will Stanton wakes up on the morning of his birthday, he discovers an unbelievable gift -- he is immortal. Bemused and terrified, he finds he is the last of the Old Ones, magical men and women sworn to protect the world from the source of evil, the Dark.

At once Will is plunged into a quest to find six magical Signs to aid the powers of the Light. Six medallions -- iron, bronze, wood, water, fire, and stone -- created and hidden by the Old Ones centuries ago. But the Dark has sent out the Rider: evil cloaked in black, mounted upon a midnight stallion, and on the hunt for this youngest Old One, Will. He must find the six great Signs before the Dark can rise, for an epic battle between good and evil approaches.
Susan Cooper, May 1935 - Susan Cooper was born in Buckinghamshire, England in May of 1935. She attended Slough Grammar School, and then went on to Somerville College and Oxford. She was the first woman to ever edit the University Magazine, the Cherwell. She graduated from Oxford with an MA in English and went to work for London's The S...
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Title:The Dark Is Rising
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:272 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.7 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.7 in
Published:May 8, 2007
Publisher:Margaret K. McElderry Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:8
ISBN - 13:9781416949657

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