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By DuPrau, Jeanne
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina finds part of an ancient message that she is sure holds a secret to save her underground city from ruin, but Lina and her friend Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever. Reprint.
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Lina and Doon go back underground to the dying city of Ember as bestselling author DuPrau juxtaposes yet another action-packed adventure with powerful themes about hope, learning, and the search for truth.
By DuPrau, Jeanne; Adapted by Middaugh, Dallas; Illustrated by Asker, Niklas
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.
Since 2003, readers of all ages have been captivated by Jeanne DuPrau's bestselling dystopian story about a doomed city and the two children determined to escape it. Now new and old fans alike can celebrate The City of Ember with this deluxe edition, which includes an introductio...n by the author, a brand-new story, and a full-color poster!Read more
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With more than 3.5 million copies sold, the City of Ember books are modern-day classics. Lina and Doon's heart-pounding journey to save their people has captivated readers around the world, and the four adventures are boxed together here for the very first time! Escape the Dark. ...Discover the Adventure. The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. But now with terrifying blackouts sweeping through the streets, Lina and Doon know it s only a matter of time before the lights go out and never come back on again. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she s sure it holds a secret that will save Ember. Together, she and Doonexplore long-forgotten parts of their dying city as theyrace to solve the mystery. If they succeed, they will have to convince everyone to follow them into danger and an exciting new world. But if they fail? The lights will burn out and the darkness will close in forever. This complete boxed set includes: The City of Ember The People of Sparks The Diamond of Darkhold The Prophet of YonwoodRead more
Built as an underground refuge for the human race, the city of Ember begins to deteriorate as its lights start 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 decipher the message before th...e lights go out on Ember forever.Read more
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