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The people could only stay for six months while the people of Sparks taught them all they could about building and running a town. And it just kept duprah. Almost made me weep.

Soon after the people of Jeanne left, they came upon a small village called Sparks. But it does offer a nice explanation of hatred and bigotry. Quotes from The People of Sparks.

The way it deals with us vs. But after that time is up, they all have to go. Audiobook version fantastic production with this.

Jan 17, Nikoleta rated it liked it Shelves: It’s the old adage “you can’t please everyone all the time. This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat The Emberites have little knowledge of the surface having been deliberately deprived of such knowledge at the founding of the city, so they would not try to leave vandalism against the people of Ember heightens the anger on both sides.

He feels the sting of hostility as the people of Sparks grow resentful of the Emberites consuming their food and other resources. P but because of the ending I am giving it 4. To ask other readers questions about The People of Sparksplease sign up. I think sometimes it is easy, as an adult, to say that a message is heavy-handed, but something like this can be mind-blowing to a kid who may be encountering these ideas for the first time.


Lina and Doon have emerged to the new world above, and it isn’t long before they are followed by the other inhabitants of Ember. After rereading this book from last year I found how cleshay the book really was. The people of Sparks were very confused and concerned when they saw all of the people walking around there village. There she finds not a beautiful city like she expected, but a crumbling ruin of a metropolis San Francisco after the Disaster.

La Gente de Sparks

This turns around the spiral of resentment, and with everyone thinking more clearly and less parochially, it is discovered that Tick Hassler perpetrated the vandalism against the Emberites to gain support, and the tomato incident is resolved. This book did a really 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. It’s difficult to compare to Ember and say which I liked better.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jeanne Duprau, the second book in the series is a book about the pickup of when the people of Ember finally left the darkness of their town. I really, really like this book. Enjoyable book, though not as good as the first. I liked that pages through the book, I still didn’t know what would happen between the People of Ember the “cavepeople,” it made me think of Fred Flintstone every time I read that and the People of Sparks.

Jeanne DuPrau doesn’t have children, but she has two nephews, a niece, and a dog.

A small step taken by two very humane, young characters, with their own setbacks and mistakes and fears, but they gather enough courage to make their small steps. Another puzzling issue is the “library” in Sparks.

The leaders of this village, Mary, Ben, and Wilmer, reluctantly agree to take in the refugees for 6 months, theoretically long enough to teach them to survive independently.


The People of Sparks (Book of Ember, #2) by Jeanne DuPrau

Trivia About The People of Spa Lena screams, “I want to explore” and Doon yells, “No more war. Other books in the series. In this sequel to “The City of Ember”, odd Emberites leave their dying city for the outside world.

That resentment grows into mistrust and eventually sparks begin to fly pardon the pun. Lina acts as the reader’s guide to understanding the history of this new world and how humanity fell into war as well as understanding the current geography and social structure.

I didn’t enjoy this as much as I did “The City of Ember”. It had many fun qualities I udprau enjoy in a book. I enjoyed City of Ember as a fun, quick YA read, but this sequel is just as entertaining, while also being profoundly thought-provoking and insightful.

This is a lovely series. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sus penurias e infortunios. I thought it would be as good even better the second time I read it.

She also putters around in her garden. In conclusion, I really enjoyed reading this book. Doon feels conflicted throughout xparks Lina once she returns has new found knowledge into the near-destruction of humanity. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise.

And this book is, in its sneaky way, about the difficulty and rewards of politics. The people of Ember have emerged from their underworld, and have found Sparks–a village that has survived the Disaster. I managed 31 pages before I met my friend at the train station.