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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Babcock Library - Ashford J CIT #1 (Text to phone) 33110143349957 Juvenile Fiction Series Available -
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton J FIC DuP City of Ember; bk.1 (Text to phone) 33160142902793 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Derby Neck Library J DUP (Text to phone) 34046131339445 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Franklin Elementary School FIC DUP (Text to phone) 30206000049814 Junior Readers Available -
Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin YA F DUP (Text to phone) 33345000161471 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield J PAPERBACK DUPRAU (Text to phone) 32518138268159 Juvenile Paperback In transit -
Ridgefield Library JF DuPrau (Text to phone) 34010146209134 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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General Note:
"A Yearling Book."
Formatted Contents Note:
Assignment day -- Message to the mayor -- Under Ember -- Something lost, nothing found -- On night street -- Box in the closet -- Message full of holes -- Explorations -- Door in the roped-off tunnel -- Blue sky and goodbye -- Lizzie's groceries -- Dreadful discovery -- Deciphering the message -- Way out -- Desperate run -- Singing -- Away -- Where the river goes -- World of light -- Last message.
Summary, etc.:
In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.
Target Audience Note:
RL: 5.3.
RL: 5.3.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR 5.0 9.0.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Winner, Intermediate, 2006.
Subject: Civilization, Subterranean > Juvenile fiction.
Escapes > Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy fiction, American.
Science fiction, American.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Science fiction.

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