Book Summary

    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.
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    Author

    Susan Cooper

    Year Published

    1973

    Lexile Measure

    920L

    Categories

    8-12, Award Winning, Boys, classic, English, Girls, in corpus, made into movie, sci fi/fantasy, series, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    9781416949657

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.06

    # Ratings

    40363

    # of Words

    79386

Book Summary

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.
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