The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrauAn alternate cover edition can be found here.
Many hundreds of years ago, the city of Ember was created by the Builders to contain everything needed for human survival. It worked…but now the storerooms are almost out of food, crops are blighted, corruption is spreading through the city and worst of all—the lights are failing. Soon Ember could be engulfed by darkness…
But when two children, Lina and Doon, discover fragments of an ancient parchment, they begin to wonder if there could be a way out of Ember. Can they decipher the words from long ago and find a new future for everyone? Will the people of Ember listen to them?
The city of Ember
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Share: Share on Facebook. Add to Cart. The citizens of Ember live underground where they face daily blackouts, food shortages, and corrupt politicians. Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow navigate this post-apocalyptic world in an attempt to decode a cryptic message that may save them all. Having escaped from the underground world of Ember, Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow emerge into the post-disaster village of Sparks. The world of Sparks stands in stark contrast to life in Ember. Sparks glitters with its brilliant light, radiant color, and seemingly abundant resources.
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The City of Ember is a post-apocalyptic primary-to-middle-grade science fiction novel by Jeanne DuPrau that was published in The story is about Ember, a city threatened by aging infrastructure. The young protagonist , Lina Mayfleet, and her friend, Doon Harrow the second protagonist , follow clues left behind by the original builders of the City of Ember, to safety in the outside world. In , the book was adapted into a film by Walden Media and Playtone. A graphic novel adaptation by comic book artist Niklas Asker was released on September 25,