The City of Ember
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Ember is the only light in a dark world. But when its lamps begin to flicker, two friends must race to escape the dark. This highly acclaimed adventure series is a modern-day classic--with over 4 MILION copies soldThe 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 dim. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. Now, she and her friend Doon must race to figure out the clues to keep the lights on. If they succeed, they will have to convince everyone to follow them into danger. But if they fail? The lights will burn out and the darkness will close in 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
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The recommended reading level for The City of Ember is 5th Grade through College Freshman .
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The Lexile score for The City of Ember is 680.
How long is The City of Ember?
The City of Ember is 270 pages long.
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The City of Ember won the following awards:
in 2005 The City of Ember won the Sunshine State Young Reader's Award in category .
in 2006 The City of Ember won the Massachusetts Children's Book Award in category .
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