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The Giver
  

The Giver (Hardback, large type edition)

By Lowry, Lois

< b>A Newbery Medal Winner< br>An ALA Notable Children's Book< br>An ALA Best Book for Young Adults< /b>< P>< I>It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened. < /I>Thus opens this haunting novel in which a boy inhabits a seemingly ideal world: a world without c... read full description below.

ISBN 9780786271542
Published 1 December 2004 by Thorndike Press
Format Hardback, large type edition
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ISBN-13 9780786271542
ISBN-10 078627154X
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Thorndike Press
Imprint Thorndike Press
Publication Date 1 December 2004
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, large type edition
Edition large type edition
Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Personal Awareness & Social Issues
Number of Pages 226 pp
Dimensions Width: 154mm
Height: 223mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 372g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
Library of Congress Science fiction, Coming of age, Large type books, Euthanasia
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code Not specified

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< b>A Newbery Medal Winner< br>An ALA Notable Children's Book< br>An ALA Best Book for Young Adults< /b>< P>< I>It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened. < /I>Thus opens this haunting novel in which a boy inhabits a seemingly ideal world: a world without conflict, poverty, unemployment, divorce, injustice, or inequality. December is the time of the annual Ceremony at which each twelve year old receives a life assignment from the Elders. Jonas's friend Fiona is na Caretaker of the Old. His cheerful pal Asher becomes the Assistant Director of Recreation. But Jonas has been chosen for something special. When his selection leads him to an unnamed man known only as the Giver, Jonas begins to sense the dark secrets that underlie the fragile perfection of his world.

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