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City of Ember

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Adopt An Author Project By: Austin Hudgins City of Ember By: Jeanne DuPrau Biography Something unique The city of Ember about a City named City of Ember it was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great light source that light the city are beginning to flickers and the food is running low. When a girl named Lina finds part of an ancient message, she’s sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend named Doon must decipher the message before the lights go out on Ember forever!
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Citations More books The End Child Hood She was born on born 1944 in San Francisco, California she also lived in New York for a brief time. Where she lived with her dog named Ethan.She loved to read and write even as a kid, she wrote her first book at age 6 "Frosty the Snowman." While she was growing up she really never stopped writing she just writing and writing she got better and got her first story published in a local news paper. Adult life She studied English Literature from Scripps College in Claremont, California and she took that education and did several different kinds of work. She taught high school English and started a creative writing club. She also worked for a computer company wrote about how to use computers. 1950's She grew up in the 1950s when many people were scared of a A-Bomb attack. people would build bomb shelters in their back yards. That is when she got the idea for City of Ember. Jobs She does not just write she loves to keep her self busy being an ice skater, a bird watcher, a mediator, a house builder, a gardener, a piano player, and a gourmet vegetarian cook. She even worked as high school English teacher, a technical writer for Apple Inc.
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