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The City of Ember (Book of Ember #1)
by Jeanne DuPrau

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The City of Ember (Book of Ember #1) by Jeanne DuPrau Overview

Many hundreds of years ago, the city of Ember was created by the Builders to contain everything needed for human survival. It worked…but now the storerooms are almost out of food, crops are blighted, corruption is spreading through the city and worst of all—the lights are failing. Soon Ember could be engulfed by darkness… But when two children, Lina and Doon, discover fragm Many hundreds of years ago, the city of Ember was created by the Builders to contain everything needed for human survival. It worked…but now the storerooms are almost out of food, crops are blighted, corruption is spreading through the city and worst of all—the lights are failing. Soon Ember could be engulfed by darkness… But when two children, Lina and Doon, discover fragments of an ancient parchment, they begin to wonder if there could be a way out of Ember. Can they decipher the words from long ago and find a new future for everyone? Will the people of Ember listen to them?

Jeanne DuPrau

About The City of Ember (Book of Ember #1) Description

Jeanne DuPrau spends several hours of every day at her computer, thinking up sentences. She has this quote taped to her wall: "A writer is someone for whom writing is harder than it is for other people" (Thomas Mann). This gives her courage, because she finds writing very hard. So many words to choose from! So many different things that could happen in a story at any moment! Writing is one tough de

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Original Title The City of Ember ISBN 0375822747 (ISBN13: 9780375822742 ) Edition Language English Series Book of Ember #1 Characters Lina Mayfleet, Doon Harrow Literary Awards Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award Nominee (2006), Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award for Grade 6-9 (2006), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee (2005), Child Magazine Best Book of the Year, Sunshine State Young Readers Award for Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-8 (2004) ...more California Book Award Silver Medal for Young Adult (2003), New Mexico Land of Enchantment Award for Young Adult (2007), The Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children's Literature Honor (2004), Chapman Award for Shared Reading Nominee for Fiction (2004), Washington State Sasquatch Award (2006), Simon Honor Book (2005) ...less (70)