The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

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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.
  • For the 10 and older crowd, this enormously popular, action-packed book is sure to entertain this summer.  The City of Ember , with no sun, moon or start, has subsisted for 250 years on the light provided by streetlamps and the vast supply of everything they need to survive in storerooms.  But as resources start to run out, two twelve-year-olds embark on an exciting and frightening journey to figure out what the future holds for this city.