The Diamond of Darkhold

Author: Jeanne DuPrau

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 285

View: 373

When a roamer trades them an ancient book with only a few pages remaining, Lina and Doon return to Ember to seek the machine the book seems to describe in hopes that it will get their new community, Sparks, through the winter.

The Books of Ember Omnibus

Author: Jeanne DuPrau

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 1150

View: 858

With more than 3.5 million copies sold, the City of Ember books are modern-day classics. Lina and Doon's heart-pounding journey to save their people has captivated readers around the world, and the four adventures are bound together here for the very first time! Escape the Dark. Discover the Adventure. The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. But now with terrifying blackouts sweeping through the streets, Lina and Doon know it’s only a matter of time before the lights go out and never come back on again. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she and Doon explore long-forgotten parts of their dying city as they race to solve the mystery. If they succeed, they will have to convince everyone to follow them into danger and an exciting new world. But if they fail? The lights will burn out and the darkness will close in forever. 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, The People of Sparks, the satisfying conclusion, The Diamond of Darkhold, and the prequel, The Prophet of Yonwood, author Jeanne DuPrau offers a vision of hope that, while sometimes flickering against the darkness, ultimately shines through, like the bright dawning of a new world.

The City of Ember Complete Series

Author: Jeanne DuPrau

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 1150

View: 562

With more than 3.5 million copies sold, the City of Ember books are modern-day classics. Lina and Doon's heart-pounding journey to save their people has captivated readers around the world, and the four adventures are bound together here for the very first time! Escape the Dark. Discover the Adventure. The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. But now with terrifying blackouts sweeping through the streets, Lina and Doon know it’s only a matter of time before the lights go out and never come back on again. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she and Doon explore long-forgotten parts of their dying city as they race to solve the mystery. If they succeed, they will have to convince everyone to follow them into danger and an exciting new world. But if they fail? The lights will burn out and the darkness will close in forever. 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, The People of Sparks, the satisfying conclusion, The Diamond of Darkhold, and the prequel,The Prophet of Yonwood, author Jeanne DuPrau offers a vision of hope that, while sometimes flickering against the darkness, ultimately shines through, like the bright dawning of a new world.

The City of Ember Complete Boxed Set

Author: Jeanne Duprau

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 352

View: 355

With more than 3.5 million copies sold, the City of Ember books are modern-day classics. Lina and Doon's heart-pounding journey to save their people has captivated readers around the world, and the four adventures are boxed together here for the very first time! Escape the Dark. Discover the Adventure. The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. But now with terrifying blackouts sweeping through the streets, Lina and Doon know it's only a matter of time before the lights go out and never come back on again. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save Ember. Together, she and Doon explore long-forgotten parts of their dying city as they race to solve the mystery. If they succeed, they will have to convince everyone to follow them into danger and an exciting new world. But if they fail? The lights will burn out and the darkness will close in forever. This complete boxed set includes: The City of Ember The People of Sparks The Diamond of Darkhold The Prophet of Yonwood

Get Those Guys Reading! Fiction and Series Books that Boys Will Love

Author: Kathleen A. Baxter

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 220

View: 415

Want to identify fiction books that boys in grades three through nine will find irresistible? This guide reveals dozens of worthwhile recommendations in categories ranging from adventure stories and sports novels to horror, humorous, and science fiction books.

Voyagers Mission Accomplished

Author: Various

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 208

View: 306

The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, part eco-mystery, all action-adventure--and now the final books in the series are available in one far-out boxed set! Earth is in danger! The Alpha and Omega teams are in a race for the six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy. But the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy, and the teams are running out of time. Which group of remarkable kids will be the first to gather all the elements? And will they all make it back to Earth before it's too late? Find more danger, aliens, and exciting new worlds in this final half of the Voyagers' unforgettable mission.

Escape the Vortex

Author: Jeanne Duprau

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 574

The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, all action-adventure. And you don't have long to wait--six books are coming all in one year! Earth is in danger! The only thing that can save our planet are six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy. But the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy. And it's up to the Voyagers--a team of four remarkable kids and an alien--to gather them all and return to Earth. The Voyagers' fifth stop is Planet Tundra and it may look like a giant marshmallow, but this is no winter wonderland--it's a winter nightmare! This frozen landscape is the deadliest the Voyagers have encountered yet. Then, when the Omega team finds themselves in trouble, only Team Alpha can save them. But if the tables were turned, would the Omegas do the same? Do you have what it takes to be a Voyager? Find out at VoyagersHQ.com. From the Hardcover edition.

The Read-Aloud Handbook

Seventh Edition

Author: Jim Trelease

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 874

A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.