City of Ember (2008)
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City of Ember (2003) is the first book in the Ember series by American writer Jean DuPrau. The other three books include: The People of Sparks (2004), The Prophet of Yonwood (2006), and The Diamond of Darkhold (August 2008).
Her dad died from the Ember sickness, and her mum died giving birth to Poppy (Lina's sister). In the movie, Lina's father drowned while trying to look for a way out of Ember with Doon's Father.