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The Giver

The Giver

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

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ISBN 9780613722667
Published 1 September 2002 by Turtleback Books
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Series Readers Circle (Prebound)
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ISBN-13 9780613722667
ISBN-10 0613722663
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Turtleback Books
Imprint Turtleback Books
Publication Date 1 September 2002
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Series Readers Circle (Prebound)
Category Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Science Fiction
Morals & Values
Number of Pages 179 pp
Dimensions Width: 110mm
Height: 171mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 172g
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 Not specified

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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