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The Dark Is Rising Sequence Series
Author: Susan Cooper
Number of Books in Series: 5
Age Group: 8 - 14 years

Reading Level: AR Levels 5.3-6.2
GLE 5.5-7.1
DRA 60
Lexile® measure 800L-930L

Book 1 Summary: 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.

Dark Is Rising Sequence Book List:

This series should be read in the correct order listed here.

Book 1: Over Sea, Under Stone
Ages 8-14. April 20, 1966.
AR: 5.4 (12.0 Points, Quiz #129);  GLE: 6.9
F&P/GRL: X;  DRA: 60
Lexile measure: 830L

Book 2: The Dark Is Rising
Ages 8-14. April 1, 1973.
AR: 6.2 (13.0 Points, Quiz #109);  GLE: 7.1
F&P/GRL: X;  DRA: 60
Lexile measure: 920L

Book 3: Greenwitch
Ages 8-14. June 1, 1974.
AR: 5.3 (6.0 Points, Quiz #11466);  GLE: 6.9
F&P/GRL: X;  DRA: 60
Lexile measure: 800L

Book 4: The Grey King
Ages 8-14. July 1, 1975.
AR: 6.2 (9.0 Points, Quiz #33);  GLE: 5.5
F&P/GRL: X;  DRA: 60
Lexile measure: 930L

Book 5: Silver on the Tree
Ages 8-14. July 1, 1977.
AR: 6.0 (14.0 Points, Quiz #6682);  GLE: 6.1
F&P/GRL: W;  DRA: 60
Lexile measure: 890L

Book Sets: Sets of Up to 5 Books

List of Awards:

Newbery Honor Book
Carnegie Medal Honor
Newbery Medal

Film/Television/Theatrical Adaptations:

2007 Live-Action Movie: The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising

Other Websites for Additional Information:

Author Website for Susan Cooper


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