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The Giver Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Lowry, Lois

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ISBN: 0440237688     ISBN-13: 9780440237686
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2002
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Annotation: Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of 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 is time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.
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Library of Congress Subjects:
Science fiction.
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: bl2002011238
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 7-9, Age 12-14
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.00" H x 4.50" W x 0.50" (0.20 lbs) 179 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s): is 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.

Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 1994 August #2)
Winner of the 1994 Newbery Medal, this thought-provoking novel centers on a 12-year-old boy's gradual disillusionment with an outwardly utopian futuristic society; in a starred review, PW said, ``Lowry is once again in top form... unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers.'' Ages 10-up. (Sept.) Copyright 1994 Cahners Business Information.
 
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