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Jun 01, 2021RebelBelle13 rated this title 1.5 out of 5 stars
Why? Why is this book a thing? Why did this story need to be told? I don't understand the drive behind getting this story out into the world, and selling it as part of the Book of Ember series. I think it would have been ok as a…
May 17, 2021
great book! but could be better...
Feb 05, 2020pink_dolphin_3025 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This book was great, but I was a little scared. This book is very scary, expectdly what happens to the world in it. Recommanded for ages 10 and up.
Aug 09, 2017
To be very honest, this book was my least favourite of the four. It just didn't appeal to me in a way the original and second did. The story jumps back to the past where the start of Ember and why the city was created. The protagonist is…
Aug 14, 2015
In the Prequel to the People of Ember series, 11-year-old Nickie goes with her aunt to Yonwood to help get a house ready to be sold during the time when there is a threat of nuclear war and Nickie discovers the difference between good and…
Mar 11, 2014LexiLou2 rated this title 1 out of 5 stars
Really disappointing. I felt this book detracts from the original and engaging heart of the series. It's the epitome of anti-climatic. Really worth won't miss anything you can't glean from a quickie summary.
May 28, 2013weirdduck88 rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
This is not a terrible book. While I do appreciate the thought of a prequel, the Prophet of Yonwood meanders a lot, so much so that when DuPrau finally connects the dots in the end, the anti-climactic finale feels very rushed instead of…
Apr 11, 2013JihadiConservative rated this title 0.5 out of 5 stars
Terrible installment to the series. Changed my view on these books.
Dec 23, 2012MUSICinWIRES rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
Not as good as the first.
Sep 12, 2012
Awesome prequel! I loved how Jeanne DuPrau made the plot!
Aug 21, 2012
The perfect plot twist to the series
Aug 02, 20121lily2000 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
love the book. i hope the next one is just as good :)
Jun 05, 2012rans_2001 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
It is a very good book about a 11 yr old girl named nickie who vists her grandfather,s(who's is dead) town and has a list of goals she wants to do there 1 keep greenhaven ( wich is her grandfathers house). 2 fall in love 3 help the world.…
Jan 20, 2012
I haven't yet read this book but my friend who did read it said that it seems not related to the other books but this book tells about what happened before the city of ember.
Nov 13, 2011
the book was okay except it had no connection between the 1 and 2 and this book.
Jul 06, 2011sunreader rated this title 2.5 out of 5 stars
I like this series and read it a long time ago but this book really has nothing to do with the other books in the serie...Not really....
Feb 15, 2011Mochi5 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
This is another great book by Jeanne DuPrau. This takes Nickie into a quiet town-seeminly eventless. There is much more to come, she learns. One of Nickie's neighbours, has a Phrophet. A vision. Of fire, and war. What will happen? Read to…
Feb 14, 2011ParnikaTheBookFreak rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
I really like the story, but don't you think it should have been the first book? But it is kind of cool that you know what is going to happen next.
Aug 05, 2010Tankat9 rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
This book didn't connect AT ALL to the first book untill the eploge. I liked the first one best.
Mar 29, 2010Jantelov1 rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
This book was okay. The bad thing about it was that it had barely any ties to the other ember books until the last page.
Jul 28, 2008
The Prophet of Yonwood tells the story of eleven year old Nickie, who is facing some of the regular troubles of growing up and finding herself while the ongoing threat of terrorism and the apocolypse draws near. Meanwhile, she inherits her…