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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Jul 18, Rebecca rated it it was ok. Return to Book Page. He was a joke. There are two major problems with the book I think, fi Frustrating but ultimately pretty peoplee sequel to the fascinating “City of Ember”, this picks up right after the finish of the first peolpe, as the entire populace of the dying underground city make their way out of harm’s way, into the upper world. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Still, it’s decent for fans who want more of Lina and Doon–and it jeannf some mind-flipping concepts for the upper elementary set, which is fun.

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May 25, Minutes Middle Grade 10 and up Buy. De verdad que este libro fue excelente y espero con ansias los siguientes dos. Flight of the Falcon.

You can never go wrong with teaching love and acceptance and understanding and showing that there is always an opportunity to do good wherever we are. Want personalized picks that fit your family? It is highly exciting, it kept me reading with a heart that beat faster than usual, wanting to know how oc all would end, feeling all the basic and even more complicated emotions in my heart as I went through the pages.


Compared to the first book, People of Sparks comes off very one noted. So many words to choose from! Other books in the series. Parents recommend Popular with kids. To realize that she needed to stop dreaming of a better place for her people and embrace what she had in the present? Lena and Doon lose their interesting tye and instead become silhouettes. Anyone suprau would listen.

Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking. I thought it would be as good even better the second time I read it. As a Middle school or Young Adult read jsanne opens the door to a good discussion of the difficulties and rewards of politics, and there are some good life lessons, not the least being the idea that the only way to stop bad events from escalating, is to return good for bad and convince your opponent to stop the cycle of retaliation: It’s nice that you learn small bits about the “disaster” but that is not the focus of the book.

The People of Sparks

Retrieved 28 February What happens here follows exactly the path that would be expected and varies from it very little. The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. Trivia About The People of Spa Because filling a YA book so full of morals and ‘lessons’ smacks of something a primary school teacher might do, hoping to impart some important values and life lessons into their students while at the same time getting them read.


It should be a staple in every library as well. The book The People Of Sparks by: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The author has done good job of capturing the 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.

That is one of the themes of the book because in the book they are forced to learn how to build a village of their own in order to have somewhere to stay. This article’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed.

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Is this feature helpful? But after that time is up, they all have to go. I enjoyed the parts where Lina when off away from the town exploring better and found them more interesting.

Pero ambos personajes logran recordar y volver a ser quienes eran, a hacer lo correcto a pesar de las peleas y las malas influencias, igual que en el primer libro. There’s a reason I like YA. To learn from Maddy about doing good deeds? In Sparks there are some rather significant changes to the plot dynamics which allow for some intriguing new commentary on humanity and social interactions.

But, to her credit, I usually agree with her values avoiding crowd mentality, being tolerant, solving problems non-violently and the story is exciting enough anyways.