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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
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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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Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • 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.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Intermediate Books, 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
120912
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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DuPrau, Jeanne
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.D927
LC item number
Ci 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
680
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
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DuPrau, Jeanne
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True
Series statement
Book of Ember
Series volume
bk. 1
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  • Messengers
  • Ember (Imaginary place)
  • Occupations
  • City dwellers
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • City dwellers
  • Ember (Imaginary place)
  • Messengers
  • Occupations
  • Quests (Expeditions)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The city of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
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Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States in slightly different form by Random House Children's Books, New York, in 2003"--Title page verso
  • Includes new introduction and new bonus story: On the day of the bombs
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn812781126
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First deluxe edition.
Extent
xii, 292 pages
Isbn
9780385371353
Lccn
2002010239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)812781126
Label
The city of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States in slightly different form by Random House Children's Books, New York, in 2003"--Title page verso
  • Includes new introduction and new bonus story: On the day of the bombs
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn812781126
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First deluxe edition.
Extent
xii, 292 pages
Isbn
9780385371353
Lccn
2002010239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)812781126

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