A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike. A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for. At the end of The City of Ember, DuPrau’s spellbinding debut, Lina Mayfleet and Doon Harrow, having made it safely out of their underground.

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Jeanne DuPrau doesn’t have children, but she has two nephews, a niece, and a dog. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Thank you for your feedback. The leaders of this village, Mary, Ben, and Wilmer, reluctantly agree to take in the refugees for 6 months, theoretically long enough to teach them to survive independently.

The population of Sparks is only aboutand is inclined to be suspicious of these strange, pallid, undersized people who seem to know nothing of the basics of life.

The People of Sparks

Although it was really amazing, I still like the first book more. The Emberites watch passively as the people of Sparks try to extinguish the fire: Unfortunately, by then, things are spiraling out of control and it’s difficult to see a viable resolution.

Set preferences to see our top age-appropriate picks for your kids. The two groups decide to cooperate, with Mary declaring that “we are all the people of Sparks” to the partial resentment of the Emberites. Sus penurias e infortunios. And, I like the messages of this book, although they seem a bit heavy handed at times. Related Links Play the Expedition to Ember game! The ending was exciting.


Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. But two lone acts of sabotage begin to eat away at the fragile trust between them. It was a hard decision to make because they didn’t want to make the people go because they had no experience of building or runnings town of their own.

There is still some promise in this series, and I’ll be keeping up with it. The people in Sparks were really generous and let them stay for the night to try and figure out what they should do. A simple, clear look at the slippery slope to war. The City of Ember. Friction between the two groups starts right from the begining. The heroes behave nobly: The book The People Of Sparks by: When anonymous acts of vandalism push ;eople toward violence, it’s up to Lina and Doon to discover who’s behind the vandalism and why, before it’s too late.

So happy he left, though he deserved worse. Initially, I was planning of giving this 3. More By and S;arks This Author.

The People of Sparks (Book of Ember, #2) by Jeanne DuPrau

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Wow, it really is relevant to what’s going on in the world today! Kid, 12 years old January 31, But they agree on walks, naps, and trips in the car to surprise destinations. May 25, Minutes Middle Grade 10 and up Pwople. Of course if they ask for a book I’m going to buy it for them!

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The Red Fox Clan. Jan 26, Kimberly rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Sep 15, Kathy rated it really liked it Shelves: I liked the absence of it first but I’m jeane to miss the teenage love drama.


The best image of all was the ending, which I won’t give away in case people haven’t read it yet, but it’s a nice tie-in to the first book, as well as a simple symbol of hope f Tthe like how this book in the series is a more duprxu story, as opposed to the first one.

He feels the sting of hostility as the people of Sparks grow resentful of the Emberites consuming their food and other resources. For Your Family Log in Sign me up.

On the other hand, if they let them stay they would be sacrificing there food and supplies for people that did not even know. Jeanne DuPrau Science Fiction Also, past atrocities such as the Hitler’s philosophy about mankind and what happened only 20 years ago in Rwanda. A Book with Bad Reviews We are afraid of them.

She undertakes a journey to one of the old cities in the hopes of finding something akin to the drawing she made in the first book. Inspired by Your Browsing History.