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. A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for. : The Diamond of Darkhold: The Fourth Book of Ember (Audible Audio Edition): Jeanne Duprau, Katherine Kellgren, Listening Library: Books.

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Darhkold Lina and Doon first return to Ember, my hopes seemed to be confirmed – it was eerie, dark, and mysterious. Was this all the authors fantasy of the world being destroyed but then being rebuilt totally m This book had some promise but I think dzrkhold squandered what could have been a very inspiring re-building of civilization story.

I can imagine that might have turned off many a reluctant reader as the morality was not at all hidden in the rest of the series.

The more important question may be is it necessary to have read the other books in the series recently. Doesn’t work that way. Surely her life was easier when she was living in Ember than it is now. The story is long, so incredibly detailed, why? Am I the only one who’s noticed this?


A good ending to a good series. Jeanne DuPrau doesn’t write every minute of every day. So she keeps doing it. Together, Lina and Doon must go back underground to retrieve what was lost and bring light to a dark world.

Hill Library rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 14, Val rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Until Lina and Doon spot something even more precious to them than food. And they lived happily ever after.

But because the people in Sparks are getting sick and not surviving very well during the winter, she thought that maybe they might find something that can help them to get to spring. Dec 21, Lily Koh rated it really liked it. There are maybe 8 whole pages left – the roamer darhkold it to make fire.

The Diamond of Darkhold (Ember, book 4) by Jeanne DuPrau

I prefer her books because most of them have the same standards that I look for. About Jeanne DuPrau rarkhold could be more interesting than thinking of mysterious happenings, finding the answers to intriguing questions, and making up new worlds? Continue reading Show less. So I know I gave this a 2 star. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate. So, the villagers of Sparks were going through the start of winter.

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Even though I did not like the subsequent Ember books as much as the first I continued reading them and had to read this one, the last in the series. I liked the fast pace of the story as I think it will make for an interesting read for elementary students. Had she done something along those lines not necessarily right along those lines, but something similarI would have ranked The Diamond of Darkhold every bit as good as The City of Ember.


They capture Doon, but he manages to communicate with Lina and she goes back to Sarkhold for help. That is that she wanted to show us how our world is viewed Lina and Doon escaped the dying city of Ember and led their people to the town of Sparks.

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But again, I skimmed it, so that’s just my impression of it. For these reasons I would have to the book 3.

This gives her courage, because she finds writing very hard. Leah Moore and John Reppion. Sep 12, Roxanne Hsu Feldman rated it liked it Shelves: Mar 23, Pages Middle Grade Buy.

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