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ISBN13: 9780375822735
ISBN10: 0375822739
Condition: Standard
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The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever! This stunning debut novel offers refreshingly clear writing and fascinating, original characters.

Review:

"Reminiscent of post-apocalypse fiction like Robert O'Brien's Z for Zachariah, DuPrau?s book leaves...readers wanting more." USA Today

Review:

"The cliffhanger ending will leave readers clamoring for the next installment." Kirkus Reviews

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The thrilling and long-awaited conclusion to the Giver Quartet.

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They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didnt exist. That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen. That it had been stolen from her body. Claire had a son. But what became of him she never knew. What was his name? Was he even alive? She was supposed to forget him, but that was impossible. Now Claire will stop at nothing to find her child, even if it means making an unimaginable sacrifice. Son thrusts readers once again into the chilling world of the Newbery Medal winning book, The Giver, as well as Gathering Blue and Messenger where a new hero emerges. In this thrilling series finale, the startling and long-awaited conclusion to Lois Lowrys epic tale culminates in a final clash between good and evil.

Synopsis:

Built as an underground refuge for the human race, the city of Ember begins to deteriorate as its lights start to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever.

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Jeanne DuPrau has written several books of nonfiction for children and adults. She has been a teacher, an editor, and a technical writer. The City of Ember is her first novel for middle graders. She is currently working on the sequel at her home in Menlo Park, California, where she keeps a big garden and a small dog.

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Alanie, July 18, 2011 (view all comments by Alanie)
Amazing imagination to create such a wonderful tale. Once you read the whole series you will see what I am talking about. This book is not your average story.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375822735
Author:
DuPrau, Jeanne
Publisher:
Random House Books for Young Readers
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Imaginary places
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
The Giver;Lowry;dystopian;utopian;society;community;novel;fantasy;1994 Newbery M
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Giver Quartet
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
May 13, 2003
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.38x6.40x.99 in. .97 lbs.
Age Level:
10-13

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Product details 400 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780375822735 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Reminiscent of post-apocalypse fiction like Robert O'Brien's Z for Zachariah, DuPrau?s book leaves...readers wanting more."
"Review" by , "The cliffhanger ending will leave readers clamoring for the next installment."
"Synopsis" by , The thrilling and long-awaited conclusion to the Giver Quartet.
"Synopsis" by , They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didnt exist. That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen. That it had been stolen from her body. Claire had a son. But what became of him she never knew. What was his name? Was he even alive? She was supposed to forget him, but that was impossible. Now Claire will stop at nothing to find her child, even if it means making an unimaginable sacrifice. Son thrusts readers once again into the chilling world of the Newbery Medal winning book, The Giver, as well as Gathering Blue and Messenger where a new hero emerges. In this thrilling series finale, the startling and long-awaited conclusion to Lois Lowrys epic tale culminates in a final clash between good and evil.
"Synopsis" by , Built as an underground refuge for the human race, the city of Ember begins to deteriorate as its lights start to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever.
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