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The City of Ember

by Jeanne DuPrau

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau X
The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
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    May 2003, 288 pages
    May 2004, 270 pages


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Very Good
Best book ever written. after I read it, I couldn't stop myself from reading it over and over again.

The City of Ember was a great book, it was very suspenseful. I loved how it was like a race against time. The characters Line and Doon had the perfect attitude. I loved the fact that on job day Lina switched with Doon. Then Doon gave a little of foreshadowing of why the generator wasn't working. I read this book a while ago, and I'm hoping I forget what happens. So then when I read it again it will be just as suspenseful as it was the first time
yazzy d

This was an awsome book!!!!
This book was great! It kept me on my toes, always making me want to read more and more. By reading this book you will fall in love with the main characters, Lina and Doon. I give this book a big thumbs up!!!

One of the greatest books I have read in a long time. The characters are very well captured and the detail is amazing. 2 thumbs up

This book is very good. It grabs your attention from the start and keeps it till the end. It always leaves you lots of questions and in the next chapter you get answers (most of the time). I would recommend this book to people who want a good read. I could not put this book down once I started reading it. Amazing!

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I would recommend The City Of Ember for people who like adventure and mysteries.

It is a wonderful book for children all over the world

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This book is truly amazing. I am entering 4th grade and read this book in the spring/winter. I also read the sequel, and I am currently working on the prequel. the characters are easy to understand and very interesting. She makes them all very simple to relate to. Jeanne DuPrau leaves an engaging ending that makes the reader want to just keep on reading all the following adventures.I recommend this book to anyone who likes mystery or adventure.

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