The city is dying. Power failures
are common. There is no light in the sky. Outside the city in
what is called the Unknown Regions only darkness can be found.
Lina Mayfleet finds a set of
instructions she believes will help her find a way out of the
city. Unfortunately, her baby sister finds the instructions
first and chews holes in them. Lina and her friend, Doon Harrow,
race against time and a corrupt mayor to piece together the
clues in these instructions to save the people from their dying
city. Read this novel by Jeanne DuPrau to see if Lina and Doon
are successful in their quest.