The City of Ember

Ember Series, Book 1

by Jeanne DuPrau

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A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies!

The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must race to figure out the clues before the lights go out on Ember forever!

Nominated to 28 State Award Lists!
An American Library Association Notable Children's Book
A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection
A Kirkus Reviews Editors' Choice
A Child Magazine Best Children's Book
A Mark Twain Award Winner
A William Allen White Children's Book Award Winner

"A realistic post-apocalyptic world. DuPrau's book leaves Doon and Lina on the verge of undiscovered country and readers wanting more." —USA Today

"An electric debut." —Publishers Weekly, Starred

"While Ember is colorless and dark, the book itself is rich with description." —VOYA, Starred

"A harrowing journey into the unknown, and cryptic messages for readers to decipher." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

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Publisher: Random House Children's Books

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  • Release date: May 13, 2003

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  • ISBN: 9780375890802
  • Release date: May 13, 2003

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  • ISBN: 9780375890802
  • File size: 7742 KB
  • Release date: May 13, 2003

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  • ISBN: 9780375890802
  • File size: 1498 KB
  • Release date: May 13, 2003


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ATOS: 5
Lexile Score: 680
Interest Level: 4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty: 3-4

A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies!

The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must race to figure out the clues before the lights go out on Ember forever!

Nominated to 28 State Award Lists!
An American Library Association Notable Children's Book
A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection
A Kirkus Reviews Editors' Choice
A Child Magazine Best Children's Book
A Mark Twain Award Winner
A William Allen White Children's Book Award Winner

"A realistic post-apocalyptic world. DuPrau's book leaves Doon and Lina on the verge of undiscovered country and readers wanting more." —USA Today

"An electric debut." —Publishers Weekly, Starred

"While Ember is colorless and dark, the book itself is rich with description." —VOYA, Starred

"A harrowing journey into the unknown, and cryptic messages for readers to decipher." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

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