The Giver

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Delacorte Press, Jan 24, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 179 pages
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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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Review: The Giver (The Giver Quartet #1)

User Review  - Davyne DeSye - Goodreads

The Giver is one of the best dystopian books ever written! Lois Lowry does a great job of making the society seem perfect. Really perfect. But the creepiness factor is quick to settle onto the back of ... Read full review

Review: The Giver (The Giver Quartet #1)

User Review  - Yana Gaskell - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book, I really like sci-fi type books when it could be very realistic. I felt like everything in the book was just what ifs that could be possible. 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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