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It's 50 years before the settlement of the city of Ember, and the world is in crisis. War looms on the horizon as 11-year-old Nickie and her aunt travel to the small town of Yonwood, North Carolina. There, one of the town's respected citizens has had a terrible vision of fire and destruction. Her garbled words are taken as prophetic instruction on how to avoid the coming disaster. If only they can be interpreted correctly.

As the people of Yonwood scramble to make sense of the woman's mysterious utterances, Nickie explores the oddities she finds around town — her great-grandfather's peculiar journals and papers, a reclusive neighbor who studies the heavens, a strange boy who is fascinated with snakes — all while keeping an eye out for ways to help the world. Is this vision her chance? Or is it already too late to avoid a devastating war?

In this prequel to the acclaimed The City of Ember and The People of Sparks, Jeanne DuPrau investigates how, in a world that seems out of control, hope and comfort can be found in the strangest of places.

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Nickie Randolph is a young girl in the town of Yonwood, where the local prophet's predictions of doom and destruction have inspired the townspeople to build a "shield of goodness" against impending evil.

About the Author

Jeanne DuPrau has been a teacher, an editor, and a technical writer. The People of Sparks is her second novel and the sequel to the highly acclaimed The City of Ember. Ms. DuPrau lives in Menlo Park, California, where she keeps a big garden and a small dog.

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yankeesfan1, August 28, 2006 (view all comments by yankeesfan1)
sweeeeeeet
its a very suspensful book
alot of satisfying cliff hangers, and a well deserved ending
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375875267
Subtitle:
The Grassland Trilogy: Book Three
Author:
DuPrau, Jeanne
Author:
Ward, David
Publisher:
Amulet Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Prophecies
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Books of Ember
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
20100901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 x 1 in
Age Level:
09-13

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