A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike. 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. At the end of The City of Ember, DuPrau’s spellbinding debut, Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow, having made it safely out of their underground.

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They were so wise and lovable.

Jeanne DuPrau spends several hours of every day at her computer, thinking up sentences. Sparks es chispa, lo que inicia el fuego. Writing is one tough decision after another. I’m kinda violent some times And this book is, in its sneaky way, about the difficulty and rewards of politics. Praise for the City of Ember books: Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. 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.

Adult Written by aznwitchgal April 9, Being good is hard. Lina acts as the reader’s guide to understanding the history of this new world and how humanity fell into war as well as understanding the current geography and social structure. He was a joke.

I am impressed by DuPrau, and can’t wait to see jeannee the story takes us! Me gusto mucho The City of Ember Almost made me weep. That’s what makes it hard.

As Ben tries to lower it and shoot at the crowd, the age and poor storage of the machine gun and its ammunition cause it to explode. This gives her courage, because she finds writing very hard. English Choose a language for shopping. Doon is in the warehouse, blindly picks up a volume and opens it to a chapter entitled, “The Thermodynamics of Aluminum.


The City of Ember Book 2 Paperback: Lina stows away in a wagon headed for the city to see if it could be the one she drew in Ember ; her experience at its ruins result in an epiphany for Lina that, oddly, has little impact on the rest of the novel.

I like that Lina struggles with helping the people of Sparks put out the fire, and I love the image of a single girl running across a smoky square to join the chaos and help a group with whom her people were about to do battle. I really, really like this book. I believe that this book is very detailed as illustrated on page”People didn’t make life, so they can’t destroy it. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels?

The People of Sparks

As in the first book, I’m fairly sure DuPrau was writing with a movie in mind–and as with the first, it felt a bit cheap and hole-y for this. Also, past atrocities such as the Hitler’s philosophy about mankind and what happened only 20 euprau ago in Rwanda. People of Sparks is as depressing as the claustrophobic City of Emberbut at the end, there’s always a glimmer of hope.

Children and Young Adult Literature portal. Now they join the people of the town of Sparks. Want to Read saving…. And going through the first part of the pfople I made a conclusion that I would like this better than the first.

Lina and Doon they’re just The Prophet of Yonwood.


I’m curious of how this series will continue At the same time the people of Ember feel unwanted by the people of Sparks and all these feelings of injustice lead to ‘attacks’ back and forth between the two groups.

The people of Ember have emerged from their underworld, and have found Sparks–a village that has survived the Disaster. Pero ambos personajes logran recordar y volver a ser quienes eran, a hacer lo correcto a pesar de las peleas y las malas influencias, igual que en el primer libro. Even if we were to wipe out every bit of life in the world, we can’t touch the place life comes from. Though the solution is a bit too convenient, this should provoke serious thought and lively debate.


Caspar seemed to me like a bad cartoon villain, twisting his mostache and sparsk in a weird way.

Doon saves the life of one of the people in danger, while Lina is the first to rush in and help fight the fires the fighting has sparked no pun intended. Stay up to date on new reviews. The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy.

This is a great second installment to the series, as it takes the people of Ember in a whole new direction. It was a hard decision to make because they didn’t want to make the people go because they had no experience of building or runnings town of their own. These concerns fuel the people of Sparks’ frustrations and feelings that the idea of having to share with the people of Ember is an unfair hardship. The people of Sparks were very confused and concerned when they saw all of the people walking around there village.

I liked Kenny and Maddy’s characters. I liked reading about the people of Ember seeing sun The weak writing, admittedly present in City of Ember, is more apparent here in the second book They started exploring the nature around them for they have never seen such things.

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View all 3 comments. No un gran plan This series may help children, or anyone, to understand both sides of the situation.

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