The Giver, Newbery Medal (Paperback)

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The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.

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The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

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ISBN 9780544336261
Length (cm) 14.0000
Width (cm) 2.0000
Height (cm) 21.0000
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date Jul 1, 2014
Pages (number) 225
Genre Teens & Young Adult
Author Lois Lowry
Signed No
Format Paperback
Editorial Reviews

“Wrought with admirable skill -- the emptiness and menace underlying this Utopia emerge step by inexorable step: a richly provocative novel.”—Kirkus, starred review

“Lowry is once again in top form raising many questions while answering few, and unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

 “The simplicity and directness of Lowry's writing force readers to grapple with their own thoughts.”—Booklist, starred review

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