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The City of Ember (Books of Ember series)


  • "The haunting setting and breathless action of this stunning first novel will have teens clamoring for a sequel." – Patty Campbell, Amazon.com
  • "Thanks to full-blooded characters every bit as compelling as the plot, Lina and Doon’s search parallels the universal adolescent quest for answers. Readers will sit on the edge of their seats as each new truth comes to light." – Publishers Weekly
  • "The likable protagonists are not only courageous but also believably flawed by human pride, their weaknesses often complementing each other in interesting ways. The cliffhanger ending will leave readers clamoring for the next installment." – Kirkus Reviews


  • Collins, Suzanne. Gregor the Overlander. Scholastic, 2003. ISBN-13: 978-0439435369
  • Delano, Marie Ferguson. Inventing the Future: A Photobiography of Thomas Alva Edison. National Geographic, 2002. ISBN-13: 978-0792259343
  • DuPrau, Jeanne. The Diamond of Darkhold. Random House, 2008. ISBN-13: 978-0375855719
  • DuPrau, Jeanne. The People of Sparks. Random House, 2004. ISBN-13: 978-0375828256
  • DuPrau, Jeanne. The Prophet of Yonwood. Random House, 2006. ISBN-13: 978-0440421245
  • Gutman, Dan. Qwerty Stevens Back in Time: The Edison Mystery. Simon & Schuster, 2001. ISBN-13: 978-0689841248
  • Hirsch, Odo. Bartlett and the City of Flames. Bloomsbury, 2003. ISBN-10: 1865081167
  • Ives, David. Monsieur Eek. HarperCollins, 2001. ISBN-13: 978-0064473019
  • Lowry, Lois. The Giver. Houghton Mifflin, 1993. ISBN-13: 978-0440237686
  • Schanzer, Rosalyn. How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning. HarperCollins, 2003. ISBN-10: 0688169937