5.5 The City of Ember 4-Pack
This title is a student novel for the 5.5 Read-Aloud Teacher's Guide-Science Fiction, The City of Ember, one of five read-aloud units for fifth grade in the Read Side by Side Reading Program! Each student will need their own copy and will follow along as the teacher reads aloud.
The book The City of Ember, by Jeanne DuPrau, is a page-turning dystopian novel sure to engage your fifth graders. This book is the first book in the Ember series.
Blurb: Lina Mayfleet desperately wants to be a messenger. Instead, she draws the dreaded job of Pipeworks laborer, which means she’ll be working in damp tunnels deep underground.
Doon Harrow draws messenger – and asks Lina to trade! Doon wants to be underground. That’s where the generator is, and Doon has ideas about how to fix it. For as long as anyone can remember, the great lights of Ember have kept the endless darkness at bay.
But now the lights are flickering…
Lexile Level: 680
Page Count: 288