Silver on the Tree by Susan Cooper
(Dark Is Rising Sequence (Simon Pulse))

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This is the fifth and last book in "The Dark Is Rising" sequence. The Dark is rising in its last and greatest bid to control the world. The servants of the light: Will Stanton, the last of the Old Ones, the mysterious Professor Merriman, and the strange albino Welsh boy, Bran, are helped by three ordinary children in this last desperate battle.

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Susan Cooper is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement. Her classic five-book fantasy sequence The Dark Is Rising won the Newbery Medal and a Newbery Honor and has sold millions of copies worldwide. She is also the author of Victory, a Booklist Top Ten Historical Fiction for Youth book and a Washington Post Top Ten for Children novel; King of Shadows, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor book; The Boggart; Seaward; and many other acclaimed novels for young readers and listeners. She lives in Massachusetts, and you can visit her online at
Published May 11, 2010 by Margaret K. McElderry Books. 292 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Education & Reference. Fiction

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Pub Date: Oct. 21st, 1977 ISBN: 1416949682 Page count: ...

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Fantasy Literature

Silver on the Tree is the fifth and final book in The Dark is Rising series, and if you have never picked up the previous installments, then don’t start here — you won’t have a clue what’s going on.

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Silver on the Tree is the fifth, and last book in Susan Cooper's The Dark is Rising Sequence, and it is the only book in which all the major elements from the first four books are brought together.

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