The Giver Illustrated Gift Edition

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547946961
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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.

The Giver

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547345901
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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. This ebook includes a sample chapter of sequel Gathering Blue.

Gathering Blue

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547345789
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Lois Lowry once again creates a mysterious but plausible future world. It is a society ruled by savagery and deceit that shuns and discards the weak. Left orphaned and physically flawed, young Kira faces a frightening, uncertain future. Blessed with an almost magical talent that keeps her alive, she struggles with ever broadening responsibilities in her quest for truth, discovering things that will change her life forever. As she did in THE GIVER, Lowry challenges readers to imagine what our world could become, how people could evolve, and what could be considered valuable. Every reader will be taken by Kira’s plight and will long ponder her haunting world and the hope for the future.

Messenger

Author: Lois Lowry
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547345895
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Strange changes are taking place in Village. Once a utopian community that prided itself on its welcome to new strangers, Village will soon be closed to all outsiders. As one of the few people able to travel through the dangerous Forest, Matty must deliver the message of Village’s closing and try to convince Seer’s daughter to return with him before it’s too late. But Forest has become hostile to Matty as well, and he must risk everything to fight his way through it, armed only with an emerging power he cannot yet explain or understand. This ebook includes a sample chapter of SON.

The Giver By Lois Lowry Summary Analysis

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Publisher: Elite Summaries
ISBN: 1535364122
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In a perfect world depicted in “The Giver”, well-matched couples get married. They raise exactly a boy and a girl, where these kids will receive their career assignments at the age of 12 years old. Jonas was appointed as the community’s Receiver of Memories. Under the Elders’ and the Giver’s tutelage, Jonas began to find disturbing reality about his utopian world. He later struggles to fight the weight of the world’s hypocrisy. Full of mysteries and set in a strange futuristic setting with a dash of Christian allegory here and there, many readers will love The Giver. It is a wonderful book, crafted skillfully to intrigue and to provoke thoughts in the minds of its reader. The Giver is a guaranteed hard to put down novel. It brings a brilliant theme and plot twists combined well with the setting. A 1994 Newberry Medal Winner, The Giver has become one of the most noteworthy novels of all times. Written by Lois Lowry, The Giver offers other three accompanying novels of the same genre and feeling. The book is available in Kindle and Paperback versions in the Amazon store. The readers who love Christian allegory should read this book.

The Giver

Author: Scholastic, Inc. Staff
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780590373586
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Includes an author biography, chapter summaries, vocabulary builders, reproducibles, discussion questions, and cross-curricular activities for students of all learning styles for Lowry's novel, "The Giver"

An Instructional Guide For Literature The Giver

Author: Kristin Kemp
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1480781061
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Jonas lives in a supposedly utopian society, but he discovers that it is really a dystopia and plans to escape when he learns the dark secrets that underlie the fragile perfection of his world. This instructional guide for literature will encourage early readers to explore the text in this story of hard work and ambition. The challenging activities and lessons in this guide work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in complex literature. Students can practice close reading, improve text-based vocabulary, and determine meaning through text-dependent questions. This guide is the perfect resource to support this well-known story and will add rigor to your students' exploration of rich, complex literature.

Cliffsnotes On Lowry S The Giver

Author: Suzanne Pavlos
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544184173
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. CliffsNotes on The Giver explores a world in which disease, hunger, poverty, war, and lasting pain simply don’t exist. The members of this utopia have given up all human emotions and memories to live in a state of Sameness. Following the story of a 12-year-old boy who recognizes the hypocrisy of his community’s “social order” – and who crafts a way to free everyone from the bane of Sameness, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel. Other features that help you figure out this important work include Personal background on the author, Lois Lowry Introduction to and synopsis of the book Character descriptions Critical essays on the author’s themes, style, language, and more Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics Selected bibliography and list of critical works Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.