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  • Bibliography:
    8 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    May 2003
  • Latest Book:
    October 2023
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Full Series List in Order

Book of Ember

1 - The City of Ember (May-2003)
2 - The People of Sparks (Jun-2004)
3 - The Prophet of Yonwood (May-2006)
4 - The Diamond of Darkhold (Sep-2008)

Multi-Author Series List


5 - Escape the Vortex (May-2016)

Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • Citizens of Ember shall be assigned work at twelve years of age... LINA MAYFLEET desperately wants to be a messenger. Instead, she draws the dreaded job of Pipeworks laborer, which means she'll be working in damp tunnels deep underground. DOON ...

  • “It is green here and very big. Light comes from the sky...“ When Lina and Doon lead their people up from the underground city of Ember, they discover a surface world of color and life. The people of a small village called Sparks agree to help...

  • When Duff's Ford Escort BREAKS DOWN after barely a hundred miles, he uses his laptop and some quick thinking to piece together a way to continue his trip. What he doesn't plan on are the characters he meets along the road, including A HITCHHIKER WITH...

  • War looms on the horizon as eleven-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. As the people of Yonwood scramble to m...

  • The first three of Jeanne DuPrau's Books of Ember now in one volume. Included are following: The City of Ember, The People of Sparks and the Prophet of Yonwood. Bound here together for the first time are speculative fiction at its finest, exploring ...

  • It's been several months since Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and, along with the rest of their people, joined the town of Sparks. Now, struggling through the harsh winter aboveground, they find an unusual book. Torn up and missing mos...

  • The action is on the page, on your device, and out of this world! This multiplatform series is part sci-fi, all action-adventure. And you don’t have long to wait -- six books are coming all in one year!   Earth is in danger! The only thing that ...

  • From the bestselling author of The City of Ember comes a post-apocalyptic story set hundreds of years in the future, where life is simple and modern conveniences are a thing of the past until a boy enchanted by technology is forced to choose between ...

Award-Winning Books by Jeanne Duprau

The City of Ember
2005 Beehive Award -- Fiction
2005 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- Grades 6-9
2005 Sunshine State Young Reader's Award -- Grades 3-5
2005 Sunshine State Young Reader's Award -- Grades 6-8
2006 Garden State Teen Book Award -- Fiction (Grades 6-8)
2006 Land of Enchantment Book Award -- Young Adult
2006 Nevada Young Readers' Award -- Intermediate
2006 Nutmeg Book Award -- Intermediate
2006 Sasquatch Award -- Children/Young Adult
2006 William Allen White Childens Book Award -- Grades 6-8
2006 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Intermediate

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Jeanne Duprau has published 8 books.

Jeanne Duprau does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Project F, was published in October 2023.

The first book by Jeanne Duprau, The City of Ember, was published in May 2003.

Yes. Jeanne Duprau has 1 series.