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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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I don’t know how to explain it, and it isn’t just the “youth” of the story, but it really does feel like reading a fairy tale full or moral and ethical lessons we all need to learn. Although it was really amazing, I still like the first book more. Jun 22, Pages Middle Grade 10 and up. On the other hand, if they let them stay they would be sacrificing there food and supplies for people that did not even know.

: The People of Sparks (The City of Ember) (): Jeanne DuPrau: Books

Sparks es chispa, lo que inicia el fuego. Is it OK for kids to read books outside their reading levels? However, they are both guided by good advice and a strong conscience, paving the way for growth. Concern soon arises about whether there is adequate food for everyone in Sparks; if food stocks are insufficient for the winterit would be disastrous for both groups.

We’re given a post-apocalyptic world in which humanity is trying to recover peolpe rebuild. Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. Y es el sitio a donde los habitantes de Ember llegan tras salir de la tierra hacia la luz.


Tick was a douchebag.

Durpau plot wandered a bit. Aug 17, Hailey rated it it was amazing. There is still some promise in this series, and Kf be keeping up with it. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. It was very touching though when Lina put ran to go help the people of Spark put out the fire, and one by one the others joined to help. Even the mystery that comes up in the song about the lost city lacks teeth, as they resolve its solution nearly immediately after it is posed.

And it just kept going. Mar 30, Linda Hart rated it really liked it. This book was so much better than the first one. Adults can still enjoy it with its fluid writing and its deeper themes. Retrieved from ” https: This series ;eople help jesnne, or anyone, to understand both sides of the situation. When the people of Ember try to decide what to do, Tick organizes a group of people to fight back if the people of Sparks try to make them leave by force or continue to deprive them of adequate food.

Friction between the two groups starts right from the begining.

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It’s actually quite thought provoking, especially when considering the fact that it’s a children’s book. The message is peace-keeping and war-avoiding though, so I guess I have a bit of leniency for the message-hammering. This article’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed.


I did like the world building, though. Sep 16, Andrew Munroe rated it really liked it. The Emberites soon come across a jeane where they are welcomed, fed, and given places to sleep. The Truth About Martians.

Rocket Robinson and the Secret of the Saint. So she keeps doing it.

The book The People of Sparks was very peoole thought out and detailed with many different twists and turns that you would never imagine. Jeanne Duprau, the second book in the series is a book about the peop,e of when the people of Ember finally left the darkness of their town. About Jeanne DuPrau “What could be more interesting than thinking of mysterious happenings, finding the answers to intriguing questions, and making up new worlds?

Then, too, there’s a limit to how much spare food they have Finally, Torren, in a rage, destroys a large amount of tomatoesfor which the two groups each blame members of the other.

Also by Jeanne DuPrau. And I like how the story flowed. Incidentally, I was very surprised to see so many mediocre reviews on this book! Product details Age Range: Of course, it’s not that easy. I liked reading about the xparks of Ember seeing sun for the first time, figuring out that it rises and sets–and green grass–and finding fruit growing in the wild