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The City of Ember

The City of Ember
Jeanne DuPrau

I've got a bright idea! I'm gonna read this book!

I’ve got a bright idea! I’m gonna read this book!

Quick Stats:

Page Count: 270
Age Range: 8 and up
Year: 2003
Genre: SciFi
Series: 1st of 4

The only light in the city of Ember comes from light bulbs, which are beginning to be scarce.  Not only this, but the city’s generator is failing and food rations are diminishing.  Two brave children, Lina and Doon, think they have found the solution to save the citizens of Ember, but will anyone listen to them?

This story is great for anyone interested in science fiction or post-apocalyptic books.

-Atalie

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Filed under Age Range: 8 and up, Author: Jeanne DuPrau, Genre: SciFi, Page Count: 200-300, Part of a Series, Year: 2000s