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The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

The Story:

‚ÄúThere is so much darkness in Ember, Lina. It’s not just outside, it’s inside us, too. Everyone has some darkness inside. It’s like a hungry creature. 425 more words

The City of Ember

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau is about two kids named Lina and Doon, who live in the underground city of Ember. Ember relies solely on its stored supplies, especially their light bulbs, which are their only source of light. 225 more words

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in which i relive my childhood

Hello, world.

I’ve loved reading for a long time. (When I was young, I would collect stacks of books to read as I sat on our couch, usually accompanied by a sleeve of cookies.) But this lifelong love affair… 376 more words

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