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(The Collective) Imagination

There is nothing new under the sun, is there? And with ever-advancing technology and a growing (and growing) world population, there’s less new under the sun now more than ever. 1,107 more words

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The City of Ember

DuPrau, J. (2003). The city of Ember. New York, NY: Random House.

ISBN: 0-375-92274-1

This is an interesting dystopian novel for tweens and will appeal to fans of… 398 more words

Tween Reader Advisory

Jeanne DuPrau - The City of Ember: The First Book of Ember

  If Tunnels and Metro 2033 had a young child, then Jeanne DuPrauThe City of Ember” would be that child. An underground story with hardly any to no idea of a different life on the surface. 211 more words

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Books or Movies

A few months ago I was standing in the book section of Sams when I overheard the couple next to me discussing a title that had recently been made into a film. 338 more words

Exploring Themes

This term we are reading the book ‘The City of Ember’ by Jeanne DuPrau. We’re reading this as part of a focus on dystopian fiction over the year. 479 more words

Teaching

Books and Movies

I love when Hollywood turns a book into a movie. I know a significant amount of debate surrounds the topic, usually prompting the words, “The book is always better.” To that I reply, “Yes, it usually is. 601 more words

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