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Over Sea Under Stone

Author : Susan Cooper
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The first volume of Susan Cooper's brilliant and absorbing fantasy series, The Dark Is Rising. On holiday in Cornwall, the three Drew children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that -- the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight the forces of evil known as the Dark. And in searching for it themselves, the Drews put their very lives in peril.

Over Sea Under Stone

Author : Susan Cooper
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On holiday in Cornwall, Simon, Jane and Barney Drew discover an ancient map in the attic of the Grey House, where they are staying with their mysterious Great-Uncle Merry. They know immediately that it is special. But it is much more than just a map. It is the start of a quest to find a grail, a source of great power that could contain - or resurrect - the powerful, age-old forces of evil in the world. And the Drews are not the only ones searching for it.

Over Sea Under Stone

Author : Susan Cooper
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Three children on vacation in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest that entraps them in the eternal battle between the forces of the Light and the Dark.

Over Sea Under Stone

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Three children on a holiday in Cornwall find an ancient manuscript which sends them on a dangerous quest for a grail that would reveal the true story of King Arthur.

The Dark Is Rising Sequence

Author : Susan Cooper
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Epic. Bestselling. Award-winning. The complete Dark Is Rising Sequence is now available as one keepsake collection. Will Stanton’s ordinary life is shattered with the dreadful revelation that the Dark—the source of all evil—is rising in its last and greatest bid to control the world. He finds that he is no ordinary boy, but the last-born of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping mankind free from the Dark. Soon Will is swept up in the great battle, along with his ageless master, Merriman; the three Drew children, who are mortal but have their own vital part to play; and a strange boy named Bran. These six fight fear and death in a quest through time and space interwoven with the most ancient myths of the islands of Britain—until, at last, Will and Bran find the weapon that will ultimately vanquish the Dark. One of the most celebrated fantasy sequences of all time, The Dark Is Rising is a searing, epic rendering of the eternal conflict between good and evil. This complete collection includes Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark Is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; and Silver on the Tree.

The Dark Is Rising The Complete Sequence

Author : Susan Cooper
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Epic. Bestselling. Award-winning. The complete Dark Is Rising Sequence is now available as one keepsake collection. Will Stanton's ordinary life is shattered with the dreadful revelation that the Dark--the source of all evil--is rising in its last and greatest bid to control the world. He finds that he is no ordinary boy, but the last-born of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping mankind free from the Dark. Soon Will is swept up in the great battle, along with his ageless master, Merriman; the three Drew children, who are mortal but have their own vital part to play; and a strange boy named Bran. These six fight fear and death in a quest through time and space interwoven with the most ancient myths of the islands of Britain--until, at last, Will and Bran find the weapon that will ultimately vanquish the Dark. One of the most celebrated fantasy sequences of all time, The Dark Is Rising is a searing, epic rendering of the eternal conflict between good and evil. This complete collection includes "Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark Is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; "and" Silver on the Tree."

The Dark Is Rising Sequence Silver on the Tree The Grey King Greenwitch the Dark Is Rising Over Sea Under Stone

Author : Susan Cooper
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Wisconsin Library Bulletin

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Four British Fantasists

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Four British Fantasists explores the work of four of the most successful and influential of the generation of fantasy writes who rose to prominence in the "second Golden Age" of children's literature in Britain: Susan Cooper, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Penelope Lively.

Foxfire

Author : Susan Cooper
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A Field Guide to the Classroom Library

Author : Lucy McCormick Calkins
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Noted teacher/author Lucy Calkins and a team from The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Community have created the most comprehensive and accessible leveled lists and guides for nearly 1,200 children's trade books.

The Grey King

Author : Susan Cooper
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"Fire on the Mountain Shall Find the Harp of Gold Played to Wake the Sleepers, Oldest of the Old..." With the final battle between the Light and the Dark soon approaching, Will sets out on a quest to call for aid. Hidden within the Welsh hills is a magical harp that he must use to wake the Sleepers - six noble riders who have slept for centuries. But an illness has robbed Will of nearly all his knowledge of the Old Ones, and he is left only with a broken riddle to guide him in his task. As Will travels blindly through the hills, his journey will bring him face-to-face with the most powerful Lord of the Dark - the Grey King. The King holds the harp and Sleepers within his lands, and there has yet to be a force strong enough to tear them from his grasp...

Silver on the Tree

Author : Susan Cooper
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SUMMARY: In this conclusion of the tale begun in Over Sea, Under Stone,"Will Stanton, the Welsh boy Bran, and the Drew children try to locate the crystal sword that alone can vanquish the strong forces of Dark.

British Fantasy and Science fiction Writers Since 1960

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Essays on British writers of fantasy and science fiction discuss the changing attitudes towards this genre, including serious consideration by critics. Covers the publication of science fiction in comic books, limited productions of publications by fan presses, the difference between British and American science fiction, the birth of the New Wave, and the revival of horror fiction as a distinct genre.

The Dark is Rising

Author : Susan Cooper
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Will awakes on his eleventh birthday to a waiting world outside his own time. To find the five signs of the light is the quest, which only Will has the power to accomplish.

The Renaissance of Wonder in Children s Literature

Author : Marion Lochhead
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A study of fantasy literature with special reference to the work of George MacDonald, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.

Matthew s Dragon

Author : Susan Cooper
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The dragon in Matthew's picture book comes to life and takes him for an amazing nocturnal ride.

Frog

Author : Susan Cooper
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A tender story about kindness, courage and friendship. Everybody in Little Joe's family can swim, except him. So while they play in the pool, he just sits and watches. Then Joe sees a lost little frog hop across the garden and jump into the water. Joe's family starts splashing, shouting and screaming as they try to catch the frightened little frog. But it is Joe who gently lifts him to safety -- and watching the frog has given Joe the courage to climb into the pool himself.

The Selkie Girl

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A retelling of the ancient legend from the coasts and islands of Scotland and Ireland in which a man falls in love with a beautiful seal girl and forces her to live on land and be his bride.

Dawn of Fear

Author : Susan Cooper
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Three English children, fascinated by the war air raids, gradually become aware of true fear and horror when they seek vengeance on an opposing gang that destroyed their hideaway.