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Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, [2002?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jonas lives in a seemingly utopian society. He is about to experience the Ceremony of Twelve to determine his role in life. He will be the receiver of secret memories shared by only one other in his community, and discover the terrible truth about the dystopian society in which he lives.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Lowry
ISBN: 0785734988 9780785734987 0440219078 9780440219071
OCLC Number: 51810242
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
"Laurel-leaf books."
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1994
ALA Best Book for Young Adults, [1994]
Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards Fiction Honor Book, 1993
NEA Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children
NEA Kids' Top 100 Books
American Booksellers Book of the Year Children's Prize (ABBY), 1994 nominee
California Recommended Literature, 1994
Target Audience: Ages 10-17.; Reading grade level 7.0.
Description: 180 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Lois Lowry.

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Jonas lives in a seemingly utopian society. He is about to experience the Ceremony of Twelve to determine his role in life. He will be the receiver of secret memories shared by only one other in his community, and discover the terrible truth about the dystopian society in which he lives.

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