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Giver

Giver

Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.

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ISBN 9780395645666
Published 18 September 1997 by Houghton Mifflin
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
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ISBN-13 9780395645666
ISBN-10 0395645662
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Imprint Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
Publication Date 18 September 1997
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Category Award Winning
Science Fiction
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 210mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 500g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Science fiction, Memory
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 84938

Description of this Book

Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Newbery Medal (Children's) 1994 -- Winner of Young Reader's Choice Award (Grades 9-12) 1996 -- Winner of Maine Student Book Award (Grades 4-8) 1995 -- Winner of Nevada Young Readers' Award (Young Adult) 1995 -- Winner of Black-Eyed Susan Award (Grades 6-9) 1994
NZ Review Wrought with admirable skill -- the emptiness and menace underlying this Utopia emerge step by inexorable step: a richly provocative novel.

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