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  • Celebrate a modern-day classic with this DELUXE EDITION, which includes an introduction by Jeanne DuPrau and a brand-new story!
  • 8-12 Years
  • 8.25" x 5.5" Paperback
  • 320 Pages
  • Juvenile Fiction, Action & Adventure
  • Series Name: City of Ember

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About the Book



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.



Book Synopsis



Celebrate a modern-day classic with this DELUXE EDITION, which includes an introduction by Jeanne DuPrau and a brand-new story! 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



About the Author



JEANNE DuPRAU is the New York Times bestselling author of the City of Ember books, which have been translated into multiple languages and are an award-winning staple in elementary school classrooms. She's also the author of Escape the Vortex, a title in the multiplatform sci-fi adventure series Voyagers. Jeanne lives in Menlo Park, California. Visit her website at jeanneduprau.com.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.25 Inches (H) x 5.5 Inches (W) x 1.0 Inches (D)
Weight: .7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 8-12 Years
Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Action & Adventure
Series Title: City of Ember
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Paperback
Author: Jeanne DuPrau
Language: English
Street Date: May 14, 2013
TCIN: 14458762
UPC: 9780385371353
Item Number (DPCI): 248-82-2459
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1 inches length x 5.5 inches width x 8.25 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.7 pounds
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My child really enjoyed this book, so we bought the rest in the series. Neat cover too!
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