The People of Sparks PDF is a novel by Jeanne DuPrau, published by Random House Children’s Books on May 25, 2004. It is the sequel to “The City of Ember” and is the second book in the “Book of Ember” series. The book has received positive reviews and has been praised for its storytelling, world-building, and themes.
“The People of Sparks” explores themes of community, cooperation, and conflict resolution. DuPrau portrays the importance of working together and finding common ground, even when faced with differences and disagreements. She also highlights the dangers of prejudice and distrust and the need for empathy and understanding.
The book has been well-received by both readers and critics. It has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars on Goodreads, with reviewers praising the book’s characters, pacing, and themes. Publishers Weekly described the book as a “taut, suspenseful sequel,” while Kirkus Reviews praised DuPrau’s “skillful world-building and subtly drawn characters.” The People of Sparks is available in multiple formats, including hardcover, paperback, audiobook, and ebook.
Table of Contents
It is a book about a group of people who live in a city called Ember, which was dying. The people of Ember found a way out of their city and arrived in the world outside, but they had no idea how to survive there. They were helped by a group of people from a nearby town called Sparks.
At first, the people of Sparks welcomed the Emberites and shared their resources with them. But as time went on, the Sparks people became resentful of the Emberites, who they saw as a burden on their resources. Tensions rose between the two groups, and a conflict broke out.
Meanwhile, a young girl named Lina, who had been one of the original Emberites, tried to find a way to resolve the conflict. She discovered a message left by the Builders, the people who had created Ember, which contained instructions for building a machine that could generate electricity. Lina believed that if they could build the machine, they could offer something valuable to the people of Sparks and mend the relationship between the two groups.
Books In Order
Here is the “Books of Ember” series by Jeanne DuPrau listed in chronological order:
- “The City of Ember” (2003)
- “The People of Sparks” (2004)
- “The Prophet of Yonwood” (2006)
- “The Diamond of Darkhold” (2008)
“The People of Sparks” is the second book in the series, followed by “The Prophet of Yonwood” and “The Diamond of Darkhold.” Each book builds upon the previous one, continuing the story of the post-apocalyptic city of Ember and its inhabitants.
Where to Buy?
“The People of Sparks” by Jeanne DuPrau is available on Amazon in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, and other languages. The availability of specific languages may vary depending on the country and the publisher.
Who is Jeanne DuPrau?
Jeanne DuPrau is an American author known for her young adult fiction. She was born on July 9, 1944, in San Francisco, California. DuPrau has a degree in English literature from California State University, Hayward. She worked as a freelance writer and editor for many years before publishing her first book.
DuPrau is best known for her “Book of Ember” series, which includes “The City of Ember” and “The People of Sparks,” as well as “The Diamond of Darkhold” and “The Prophet of Yonwood.” The series has been translated into over 30 languages and has been adapted into a feature film.
DuPrau’s other works include “Car Trouble,” “A Dog’s Life,” and “Escape the Vortex.” Her writing has been praised for its imaginative world-building, relatable characters, and themes of resilience, compassion, and hope.
DuPrau currently lives in Menlo Park, California, with her husband. In her free time, she enjoys reading, gardening, and traveling.
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