The Giver

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Delacorte Press, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 179 pages
3947 Reviews

Lois Lowry's "The Giver" is the quintessential dystopian novel, followed by its remarkable companions, "Gathering Blue," "Messenge"r, and "Son."
When Jonas turns 12, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. Now, it's time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.

 

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User Review  - Jamski - LibraryThing

Everyone on Planet Earth should read "The Giver", and I do mean everyone: children (the intended audience) and their parents, grandparents, friends, everyone. This is one of the most-challenged books ... Read full review

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User Review  - wellreadcatlady - LibraryThing

I read The Giver for the first time about 10 years ago, I really liked it then as a pre-teen and still enjoyed it today. Its a quick read and very well written. I felt the author did a good job at ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
11
Section 3
50
Section 4
59
Section 5
68
Section 6
80
Section 7
88
Section 8
97
Section 12
130
Section 13
139
Section 14
155
Section 15
163
Section 16
164
Section 17
165
Section 18
166
Section 19
174

Section 9
107
Section 10
108
Section 11
129
Section 20
182
Section 21
196
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About the author (2006)

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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