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The Giver (Hardcover)

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    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 ......more

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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.

Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader's Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, Number the Stars and The Giver. Her first novel,  A Summer to Die was awarded the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine. 

     To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.com 



Bagram Ibatoulline was born in Russia, graduated from the State Academic Institute of Arts in Moscow, and has worked in the fields of fine arts, graphic arts, mural design, and textile design. He illustrated The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and Great Joy by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo.Bagram lives in Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania.

Author:
Lowry, Lois
Genre:
JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction
Genre Detail:
Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
Audience:
Young adult
Edition Detail:
Gift
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
197
Language:
English
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publish Date:
10/25/2011
Copyright Year:
2011
ISBN:
9780547424774
Height:
8.75 in
Wdth:
6.0 in
Thickness:
1.0 in
Unit weight:
0.95 lb
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