The City of Ember

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.

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age 8+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 114 reviews

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Interesting book for our current times

This book is a nice segue into resource issues that today's youth will likely face and be forced to confront as they become adults. The concept that things are limited is a reality, even basic fresh water and fresh air. Books inspire solutions, so hopefully this one does too. Maybe humans need to live underground, so that Earth has a chance to heal itself...

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