The Giver

The Giver
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Product Details

  • Published Date: 2014-07-01
  • Weight: 0.204 Kg
  • Reading Level: Children / Juvenile(US Level: Seventh Grade and over)
  • Book Type: Children's Fiction

In Lowry's Newbery Medal-winning classic, 12-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community.

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US Warehouse 1  US 1 26 28th February 2017 (Tue)
US Warehouse 2  US 2 842 11th March 2017 (Sat)

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The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old 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. Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

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A powerful and provocative novel The New York Times

Wrought with admirable skill -- the emptiness and menace underlying this Utopia emerge step by inexorable step: a richly provocative novel. Kirkus, starred review Lowry is once again in top form raising many questions while answering few, and unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers. Publishers Weekly, starred review The simplicity and directness of Lowry's writing force readers to grapple with their own thoughts. Booklist, starred review The theme of balancing the values of freedom and security is beautifully presented. The Horn Book Magazine, starred review"

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