In The People of Sparks,
the sequel to The City of Ember, the Emberites leave
their cave home. After journeying for a couple of days, they
come to a village called Sparks. Here they find a group of
people who although aren't openly hostile are certainly not
welcoming. The two groups of people must learn to get along.
Meanwhile Lina takes off in search for her dream city.
The People of Sparks by
Jeanne DuPrau is a must read novel for all lovers of The City