The prophet of yonwood : Ember Series, Book 3. / Jeanne DuPrau.
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- ISBN: 9780375840708 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 2006.
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|Summary, etc.:|| It's 50 years before the settlement of the city of Ember, and the world is in crisis. War looms on the horizon as 11-year-old Nickie and her aunt travel to the small town of Yonwood, North Carolina. There, one of the town's respected citizens has had a terrible vision of fire and destruction. Her garbled words are taken as prophetic instruction on how to avoid the coming disaster. If only they can be interpreted correctly. . . .As the people of Yonwood scramble to make sense of the woman's mysterious utterances, Nickie explores the oddities she finds around town--her great-grandfather's peculiar journals and papers, a reclusive neighbor who studies the heavens, a strange boy who is fascinated with snakes--all while keeping an eye out for ways to help the world. Is this vision her chance? Or is it already too late to avoid a devastating war?In this prequel to the acclaimed The City of Ember and The People of Sparks, Jeanne DuPrau investigates how,...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 6
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