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The City of Ember

The City of Ember

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Published by Random House Children"s Books in London .
Written in English


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The film tie-in edition to this gripping and intriguing thriller set in an all-too-possible future. Now a major blockbuster starring Bill Murray, Tim Robbins and Liz Smith.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 Physical Object
FormatE-book
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24285744M
ISBN 109781407049281, 9781407049274

The first mayor of the city of Ember was given a locked box by the original Builders. Inside the box was a set of instructions for the inhabitants of Ember, and it was supposed to be passed down from one Mayor to the next, like a written tradition. The passing down of the box is completed successfully by six mayors, but the chain is. This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The City of Ember. The City of Ember Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

Book Summary. The City of Ember is the only light in the dark world. Beyond Ember, the darkness goes on forever in all directions. When the children of the city of Ember finish school, they begin work at 12 years of age. Lina Mayfleet desperately wants to be a messenger. The third book stars a girl named Nickie, before the city of Ember is even finished. She is eleven years old. “The City of Ember” is the first novel in the “Ember” series and was released in the year Many centuries ago, a city called Ember was made by Builders.

The City of Ember is a young adult science fiction novel by Jeanne DuPrau. It was published in The book is the first in a series, The Books of Ember, which ultimately included two sequels and one prequel. The City of Ember tells the story of Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow, two teenage citizens of a subterranean city called Ember, which was. The City of Ember is an excellent book to capture the attention of students from 4th grade and up. This 55 page novel unit has worksheets for each chapter of the novel. Worksheets include activities and assignments related to vocabulary, figurative language, character and plot development and much.


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In the city of Ember, the sky was always dark. The only light came from great flood lamps mounted on the buildings and at the tops of poles in the middle of the larger squares. When the lights were on, they cast a yellowish glow over the streets; people walking by threw long shadows that shortened and then stretched out Size: 1MB.

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Other systems are falling apart as well, and stockpiles of food and essentials that have lasted hundreds of years are running out. The city was only meant to last years, and now it has been /5. Nearly 10 years later, that story, The City of Ember, is a bona fide classic, with over million copies sold.

Now experience Jeanne DuPrau’s vision anew as artist Niklas Asker faithfully brings to life the glare of the lamps, the dinginess of the streets, and the brilliance of the first sunrise. Free download or read online The City of Ember pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Jeanne DuPrau.

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The main characters of this young adult, fantasy story are Lina Mayfleet, Doon Harrow/5. The City of Ember Summary. Meet Lina and Doon. They're your average twelve-year-olds, except for the fact that they live in the city of Ember, and lead lives that couldn't be more different from your own.

Since they're graduating from school, they and their classmates are all assigned jobs. The Book of the City of Ember, which all children studied in school, taught otherwise. “The city of Ember was made for us long ago by the Builders,” the book said. “It is the only light in the dark world. Beyond Ember, the darkness goes on forever in all directions.”.

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 MILLION copies sold.

The city of Ember was built as a /5(K). This book would be great for the classroom because it develops higher order thinking skills, causes the reader to make predictions, ponder cause and effect, develop empathy for the characters and inspire discussion of "what if" our world ever could lead to the condition of the city of Ember and choosing to do the right thing rather that 4/5.

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The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. The City of Ember is the only light in the dark world.

Beyond Ember, the darkness goes on forever in all directions. When the children of the city of Ember finish school, they begin work at 12 years of age Lina Mayfleet desperately wants to be a messenger.

***For Educator Use in the Classroom*** ***For Educator Use in the Classroom*** Reading of City of Ember for my students. Directed by Gil Kenan. With Saoirse Ronan, Toby Jones, Bill Murray, David Ryall. For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights.

But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker/10(K). The 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 flicker.

When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever.

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A gentle introduction to the idea of a dystopian future, Ember is a sealed city built to protect a chosen few from a cataclysm/5().The city of Ember, "the only light in the dark world," began as a survival exper In her electric debut, DuPrau imagines a post-apocalyptic underground world where resources are running out.