The Resource The city of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau

The city of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau

Label
The city of Ember
Title
The city of Ember
Statement of responsibility
Jeanne DuPrau
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to Harmony 5: a secure prison camp where the rebellious and the Discordant are broken. Amity is their newest inmate. The rules are simple here: obedience or death. Anyone caught trying to escape is executed. But former Peacefighter, Ingo, is prepared to risk everything for freedom. And in a world this dark, what has Amity got to lose?
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In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions
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Storyline
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Award
  • Beehive Children's Fiction Book Award (Utah), 2005.
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2006.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 2006.
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award (New Hampshire), 2005.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2007.
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 2006.
  • Nutmeg Children's Book Award, Intermediate category, 2006.
  • Sunshine State Young Reader's Award (Florida), 2005.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) for Sixth-Eighth Grade, 2006.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate Books, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
120912
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DuPrau, Jeanne
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Books of Ember
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Subterranean
  • Escapes
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The city of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
169 pages
Isbn
9780552552387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) a341429
Label
The city of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
169 pages
Isbn
9780552552387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) a341429

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