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The giver

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Lowry
ISBN: 0395645662 9780395645666
OCLC Number: 25872578
Notes: Companion book to: Gathering blue, Messenger, and Son.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1994.
Description: 180 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Plot Overview --
Character List --
Analysis of Major Characters --
Jonas --
The Giver --
Jonas's Father --
Themes, Motifs & Symbols --
The Importance of Memory --
The Relationship Between Pain and Pleasure --
The Importance of the Individual --
Vision --
Nakedness --
Release --
The Newchild Gabriel --
The Sled --
The River --
Summary & Analysis --
Important Quotations Explained --
Study Questions & Essay Topics.
Responsibility: Lois Lowry.
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Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

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The Giver

by angeldevilami (WorldCat user published 2006-07-10) Very Good Permalink
This book is about the main characters, Jonas and the Giver, who had the memories of the past, the beauty of the earth, those are the memories that the people in the commumity didn't want it. In every generation, the community would choose a person to be the new receiver. Jonas, the new receiver, received...
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