The giver
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Published:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2004, c1993.
Format:
Large Print
Physical Desc:
226 pages (large print) ; 21 cm.
Status:
Description
A Newbery Medal WinnerAn ALA Notable Children's BookAn ALA Best Book for Young AdultsIt was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened. Thus opens this haunting novel in which a boy inhabits a seemingly ideal world: a world without conflict, poverty, unemployment, divorce, injustice, or inequality. December is the time of the annual Ceremony at which each twelve year old receives a life assignment from the Elders. Jonas's friend Fiona is na Caretaker of the Old. His cheerful pal Asher becomes the Assistant Director of Recreation. But Jonas has been chosen for something special. When his selection leads him to an unnamed man known only as the Giver, Jonas begins to sense the dark secrets that underlie the fragile perfection of his world.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
078627154X (lg. print), 9780786271542 (lg. print), 0786271531 (pbk. : lg. print), 9780786271535 (pbk. : lg. print)
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MG
Level 5.7, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
760

Notes

General Note
"Recommended for middle readers"--T.p. verso.
Description
Given his lifetime assignment atthe 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.
Awards
1994 Newbery Medal Award.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lowry, L. (20041993). The giver. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lowry, Lois. 20041993. The Giver. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lowry, Lois, The Giver. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 20041993.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lowry, Lois. The Giver. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 20041993. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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