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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I found a lot of the build-up of conflict to set the stage for the peace message between the People of Ember and People of Sparks pretty dull. But they agree on walks, naps, and trips in the car to surprise destinations.

She set up some great conflicts which resulted in each group of people trying to do what was good, and yet that “good” was conflicting and causing tension. The explosion starts a fire, which engulfs a large tree in front of the town hall and threatens to destroy numerous buildings. I like that Lina struggles with helping the people of Sparks put out the fire, and I love the image of a single girl running across a smoky square to join the chaos and help a group with whom her people were about to do battle.

Share your thoughts with other customers. To ask other readers questions about The People of Sparksplease sign up. It discussed how war begins and how to stop it before it goes to far. The plot wandered a bit.

In conclusion, I really enjoyed reading this book. Sometimes there doesn’t seem to be a right or wrong answer to the questions of this world crisis.


He was a joke. They’re brave with great morality.

: The People of Sparks (The City of Ember) (): Jeanne DuPrau: Books

Sus penurias e infortunios. After Lina and Doon and the people of Ember arrive in the town of Sparks “We have not been aware of any post-Disaster settlements nearby, much less a city,” their leaders claimits citizens share their food and shelter, and they train the people of Ember to work in the fields with the goal of helping them set up a town of their own. Oct 07, Holly rated it really liked it Recommends it for: While the book did slide a bit towards having people turn out to be “good guys” and “bad guys,” I think it’s not any more so than any political discussion; I’m sure most readers hate certain actual This book did a really good job of capturing sparke tensions involved in a refugee situation, especially one where there aren’t enough resources to go around — a better job, I think, than most adult books on the topic.

The book had a few life lessons throughout it but the one I liked the he most was don’t teh a book by its cover.

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Compared to the first book, People of Sparks comes off very one noted. And lastly, there is a lesson or two or more that can be picked from this book. Also, Lina hated the kid she thought was the doctors and couldn’t understand why he acted the way he psople until she fired out his background to his reasoning. I really enjoyed reading this book.


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Pages with related products. In Sparks there are some rather significant changes to the plot dynamics which allow for some intriguing new commentary on humanity and social interactions.

And this book is, in its sneaky way, about the difficulty and rewards of politics. With very few exceptions, all of the players were honestly trying to do good. And it just kept going. Book of Ember 2. For example, in the beginning, Doon saw Tick and instantly thought that he would be a great friend before he even got to know him.

dupeau When anonymous acts of vandalism push them toward violence, it’s up to Lina and Doon to discover who’s behind the vandalism and why, before it’s too late. When they discover a village called Sparks, they are welcomed, fed, and given places to sleep. It traces, in a clear and reasonably believable fashion, the steps that lead otherwise decent people to war and, more simplistically, what decent people can do to stop it. Jul 18, Rebecca rated it it was ok.

Doon feels conflicted throughout and Lina once she returns has new found knowledge into the near-destruction of humanity.