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the Giver

the Giver

Winner of the Newbery Medal and named as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, Lowry's unforgettable tale introduces 12-year-old Jonas, who is singled out by his community to be trained by The Giver.

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ISBN 9780440237686
Published 15 October 2002 by Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Series Readers Circle (Paperback)
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ISBN-13 9780440237686
ISBN-10 0440237688
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
Imprint Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Publication Date 15 October 2002
International Publication Date 1 November 2002
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Series Readers Circle (Paperback)
Category Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Science Fiction
Morals & Values
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 107mm
Height: 175mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 91g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Science fiction, Memory, Coming of age, Dystopias, Euthanasia
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 36076

Description of this Book

Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns 12, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now it's time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A powerful and provacative novel. <br>-- The New York Times

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Author's Bio

Lois Lowry is a multi-award-winning author who has written many popular books. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is the author of the popular Anastasia Krupnik books and was the recipient of the Newbery Medal for Number the Stars and for The Giver.

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