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The Giver

The Giver

A modern-day tale for readers of all ages! Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Now, Jonas is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and p... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780553571332
Published 11 May 1999 by Random House
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780553571332
ISBN-10 0553571338
Stock Out of stock
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Publisher Random House
Imprint Random House Inc
Publication Date 11 May 1999
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Category Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Science Fiction
Morals & Values
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 107mm
Height: 175mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 95g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Science fiction, Coming of age, Euthanasia
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 75759

Description of this Book

A modern-day tale for readers of all ages! Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Now, Jonas 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. The Giver received the Newbery Medal in 1994.

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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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