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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 almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5  MILLION copies!
 
Lina and Doon have led the citizens of Ember to an exciting new world. When they discover a village called Sparks, they are welcomed, fed, and given places to sleep. But the town’s resources are limited and it isn’t long before resentment begins to grow between the two groups. When mysterious acts of vandalism cause tempers to erupt, putting everyone’s lives in danger, it’s up to our two heroes to find the courage to stop the conflict and bring peace.
 
Praise for the City of Ember books:
 
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

Book Reviews

The People of Sparks
Average rating
4.2 / 5
Awesome book
December 3rd, 2015
I have to admit tht the city f sarks is a great book and i recomend it to everybldy.
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City of ember
February 6th, 2013
This is the best book it is a must read if u rad city of ember then u have to read the rest of them
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People of sparks
January 10th, 2013
Have you ever read the city of ember? Well if so this is the next book for you, this book is a follow of the city if ember and the story of Doon and Lina in their perspective, it's a wonderful read aloud to kids or a in the head concentrate book. My only problem with this book is that the words don't flow as well as the first book. Also I've only read 38% of this book but so far it's not as interesting or exciting, but when you read the first book you kind of want to keep going and find out what happens in this amazing read! I would recommend this book to anyone 11 and older.
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