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"What could be more interesting than thinking of mysterious happenings, finding the answers to intriguing questions, and making up new worlds?"--Jeanne DuPrau

Jeanne DuPrau has been a teacher, an editor, and a technical writer. The People of Sparks is her second novel and the sequel to the highly acclaimed The City of Ember. Ms. DuPrau lives in Menlo Park, California, where she keeps a big garden and a small dog.


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“When did you decide to be a writer?” people often ask me. Well, it was like this:

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The Books of Ember Omnibus
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
eBook

Bound together for the first time, the four books of the New York Times bestselling Books of Ember series are speculative fiction at its finest. The series begins with the groundbreaking dystopian novel The City of Ember, the story of a girl, a boy, and their beleaguered city. Through the sequel... Read More
 





The City of Ember Deluxe Edition
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
eBook

Since 2003, readers of all ages have been captivated by Jeanne DuPrau's bestselling dystopian story about a doomed city and the two children determined to escape it. Now new and old fans alike can celebrate The City of Ember with this deluxe edition, which includes an introduction by the author and... Read More
 





The City of Ember Deluxe Edition
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Trade Paperback

Since 2003, readers of all ages have been captivated by Jeanne DuPrau's bestselling dystopian story about a doomed city and the two children determined to escape it. Now new and old fans alike can celebrate The City of Ember with this deluxe edition, which includes an introduction by the author, a... Read More
 





The City of Ember
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Adapted by Dallas Middaugh
Illustrated by Niklas Asker
Hardcover Library Binding

In the spring 2003, kids, parents, teachers, librarians—whole communities—discovered and fell in love with Jeanne DuPrau's story about a doomed city, and the two children who found a way out. Nearly 10 years later, that story, The City of Ember, is a bona fide classic, with over 1.7 million copies sold... Read More
 





The City of Ember
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Adapted by Dallas Middaugh
Illustrated by Niklas Asker
Trade Paperback

In the spring 2003, kids, parents, teachers, librarians—whole communities—discovered and fell in love with Jeanne DuPrau's story about a doomed city, and the two children who found a way out. Nearly 10 years later, that story, The City of Ember, is a bona fide classic, with over 1.7 million copies sold... Read More
 





The City of Ember
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Adapted by Dallas Middaugh
Illustrated by Niklas Asker
Hardcover

In the spring 2003, kids, parents, teachers, librarians—whole communities—discovered and fell in love with Jeanne DuPrau's story about a doomed city, and the two children who found a way out. Nearly 10 years later, that story, The City of Ember, is a bona fide classic, with over 1.7 million copies sold... Read More
 





The City of Ember
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Trade Paperback

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... Read More
 





The City of Ember
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Hardcover

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... Read More
 





The City of Ember
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
eBook

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... Read More
 





The City of Ember
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Hardcover Library Binding

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... Read More
 





The Diamond of Darkhold
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Trade Paperback

It’s been several months since Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and, along with the rest of their people, joined the town of Sparks. Now, struggling through the harsh winter aboveground, they find an unusual book. Torn up and missing most of its pages, it alludes to a... Read More
 





The Diamond of Darkhold
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
eBook

It’s been several months since Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and, along with the rest of their people, joined the town of Sparks. Now, struggling through the harsh winter aboveground, they find an unusual book. Torn up and missing most of its pages, it alludes to a... Read More
 





The People of Sparks
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Trade Paperback

The People of Sparks picks up where The City of Ember leaves off. Lina and Doon have emerged from the underground city to the exciting new world above, and it isn’t long before they are followed by the other inhabitants of Ember. The Emberites soon come across a town where they... Read More
 





The People of Sparks
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
eBook

The People of Sparks picks up where The City of Ember leaves off. Lina and Doon have emerged from the underground city to the exciting new world above, and it isn’t long before they are followed by the other inhabitants of Ember. The Emberites soon come across a town where they... Read More
 





The Prophet of Yonwood
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
Trade Paperback

It’s 50 years before the settlement of the city of Ember, and the world is in crisis. War looms on the horizon as 11-year-old Nickie and her aunt travel to the small town of Yonwood, North Carolina. There, one of the town’s respected citizens has had a terrible vision of fire... Read More
 





The Prophet of Yonwood
Written by Jeanne DuPrau
eBook

It’s 50 years before the settlement of the city of Ember, and the world is in crisis. War looms on the horizon as 11-year-old Nickie and her aunt travel to the small town of Yonwood, North Carolina. There, one of the town’s respected citizens has had a terrible vision of fire... Read More
 





The Princess and the Goblin
Written by George MacDonald
Illustrated by Arthur Hughes
Introduction by Jeanne DuPrau
eBook

One of the most successful and beloved of Victorian fairy tales, George Macdonald’s The Princess and the Goblin tells the story of young Princess Irene and her friend Curdie, who must outwit the threatening goblins who live in caves beneath her mountain home. Macdonald’s pioneering use of fanstasy as a literary... Read More
 





The Princess and the Goblin
Written by George MacDonald
Illustrated by Arthur Hughes
Introduction by Jeanne DuPrau
Hardcover

One of the most successful and beloved of Victorian fairy tales, George Macdonald’s The Princess and the Goblin tells the story of young Princess Irene and her friend Curdie, who must outwit the threatening goblins who live in caves beneath her mountain home. Macdonald’s pioneering use of fanstasy as a literary... Read More
 

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