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The Giver
  

The Giver (Audio CD / Audio)

By Lowry, Lois
Read by Rifkin, Ron

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Soon to be a major motion picture, Lois Lowry's 1994 Newbery Medal-winning tale has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on Jonas who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given ... read full description below.

ISBN 9780553397109
Barcode 9780553397109
Published 8 July 2014 by Misc - Random House New Zealan
Format Audio CD/Audio
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Series Giver Quartet (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780553397109
ISBN-10 0553397109
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Misc - Random House New Zealan
Imprint Listening Library (Audio)
Publication Date 8 July 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Read by Rifkin, Ron
Series Giver Quartet (part: 1)
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Science Fiction
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 127mm
Height: 152mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 159g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 669950

Description of this Book

Soon to be a major motion picture, Lois Lowry's 1994 Newbery Medal-winning tale has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on 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. This movie tie-in edition features cover art from the movie and exclusive Q&A with members of the cast, including Taylor Swift, Brenton Thwaites and Cameron Monaghan.

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Author's Bio

Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader's Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, Number the Stars and The Giver. Her first novel, A Summer to Die, was awarded the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine.

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