The Giver (Prebound)
Turtleback Books, 9780606359788, 240pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2014
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (7/4/2000)
Paperback, Large Print (12/1/2004)
Mass Market Paperback (8/1/1994)
Mass Market Paperback (5/1/1999)
Paperback, Vietnamese (2/1/2014)
Mass Market Paperback (5/1/1997)
Soon to be a major motion picture, "The Giver, " the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to "The Giver, "including "Gathering Blue, Messenger, " and "Son.