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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
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
Member of
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.
Awards note
  • ALA Notable book.
  • Nutmeg award
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
120912
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DuPrau, Jeanne
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 680L
  • Middle School
  • 680
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
  • PZ7.D927
  • PS3554.U655
LC item number
  • Ci 2003
  • C58 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 680
  • 680
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Reading level
  • 5.0
  • 5
  • 5.0
  • 5.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Book of Ember
Series volume
bk. 1
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Occupations
  • Science fiction
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The city of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Assignment day -- A message to the mayor -- Under Ember -- Something lost, nothing found -- On night street -- The box in the closet -- A message full of holes -- Explorations -- The door in the roped-off tunnel -- Blue sky and goodbye -- Lizzie's groceries -- A dreadful discovery -- Deciphering the message -- The way out -- A desperate run -- The singing -- Away -- Where the river goes -- A world of light -- The last message
Control code
452356
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780375822735
Lccn
2002010239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375822735
  • (OCoLC)50166630
Label
The city of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Assignment day -- A message to the mayor -- Under Ember -- Something lost, nothing found -- On night street -- The box in the closet -- A message full of holes -- Explorations -- The door in the roped-off tunnel -- Blue sky and goodbye -- Lizzie's groceries -- A dreadful discovery -- Deciphering the message -- The way out -- A desperate run -- The singing -- Away -- Where the river goes -- A world of light -- The last message
Control code
452356
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780375822735
Lccn
2002010239
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375822735
  • (OCoLC)50166630

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