Jeanne DuPrau | Author of The Books of Ember

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Awards for The City of Ember

  • American Library Association Notable Book
  • Kirkus 2003 Editor’s Choice
  • Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start
  • Several weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List (Children’s Paperback Fiction)

... and many more!

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Contact Jeanne

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E-Mail Jeanne

Jeanne loves to hear from you, but she can no longer promise to answer all emails or to answer letters that come by regular mail. You can find lots of information about Jeanne and her books on this website, and also on the Random House webpage on the Books of Ember.

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For Teachers and Event Organizers
School visits

Jeanne is not currently doing school visits, but she is open to “virtual visits” via Skype. Contact her for fees and other information.

Materials for teachers

Random House has published discussion guides for The City of Ember. Let Jeanne know if you'd like one. You can also find all kinds of creative teacher-developed materials online.

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