Jeanne DuPrau | Author of The Books of Ember


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Awards for The City of Ember

The City of Ember has received a number of literary awards and honors. These include:

  • American Library Association Notable Book
  • Kirkus 2003 Editor's Choice
  • Publisher's Weekly Flying Start
  • Borders Original Voices
  • Several weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List (Children's Paperback Fiction)
  • New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
  • Child Magazine, Best Children's Books of 2003
  • Winner for children's literature, California Book Awards, Commonwealth Club of California
  • Chapman Award for Shared Reading (Esmé Raji Codell)
  • State readers' choice award winner in:
    • Florida
    • New Jersey
    • Connecticut
    • Utah
    • Vermont
    • Washington
    • Kansas
    • Indiana
    • Nevada
    • Missouri
    • New Mexico

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