Book Summary

    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.
    This is the first volume of Susan Cooper's brilliant and absorbing fantasy sequence known as The Dark Is Rising.
    (summary from amazon.com)
     
     

    Author

    Susan Cooper

    Year Published

    1965

    Lexile Measure

    830L

    Categories

    1st in series, 8-12, Boys, English, Girls, in corpus, sci fi/fantasy, series, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    9780689871214

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    3.85

    # Ratings

    34890

    # of Words

    74828

Book Summary

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.
This is the first volume of Susan Cooper's brilliant and absorbing fantasy sequence known as The Dark Is Rising.
(summary from amazon.com)