Jeanne DuPrau (born 1944 in San Francisco, California) is an American writer, best known for The City of Ember, a series of novels for young people. She lives in Menlo Park, California.
City of Ember
- Car Trouble (2005) - "As always, it isn’t the destination, it’s the getting there that’s all the fun."
- Adoption: The Facts, Feelings, and Issues of a Double Heritage
- Daily Life in the American Colonies
- "Pearl's Fateful Wish" included in the young adult short story collection What You Wish For, published September 2011.
Main article: City of Ember
A film adaptation of The City of Ember, called City of Ember, was released in October 2008. It was filmed in Belfast, Northern Ireland and stars Bill Murray as the Mayor of Ember, Saoirse Ronan, Harry Treadaway, Tim Robbins and Martin Landau.