Series Information: Dark is Rising, the
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"When the Dark comes rising, six shall turn it back;
Three from the circle, three from the track;
Wood, bronze, iron; water, fire, stone;
Five will return, and one go alone...."
The Dark is Rising cycle is composed of five books: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree.
Of the five, The Dark is Rising was a Newbery Honor Book, and The Grey King won the Newbery Medal in 1976.