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Author Lowry, Lois, author

Title The giver / Lois Lowry
Published Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993
Boston, Massachusetts : Houghton Mifflin, 1993
©1993

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 MELB CRC  JUNIOR FICTION Low/Giv  AVAILABLE
Description 180 pages ; 22 cm
regular print
Series Teacher Preparation
The Giver ; bk.1
Lowry, Lois. Giver quartet.
Teacher Preparation
Contents Plot Overview -- Character List -- Analysis of Major Characters -- Jonas -- The Giver -- Jonas's Father -- Themes, Motifs & Symbols -- The Importance of Memory -- The Relationship Between Pain and Pleasure -- The Importance of the Individual -- Vision -- Nakedness -- Release -- The Newchild Gabriel -- The Sled -- The River -- Summary & Analysis -- Important Quotations Explained -- Study Questions & Essay Topics
Summary Given his lifetime assignment at the 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
Notes Companion book to: Gathering blue, Messenger, and Son
Interest age level : Ages 12-17
760L Lexile
Lexile: 720L
Accelerated Reader MG 5.7 7.0
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 3.8 2
Text in Chinese
Newbery Medal, 1994
Subject Dystopias -- Juvenile fiction.
Individuality -- Juvenile fiction.
Liberty -- Juvenile fiction.
Memory -- Juvenile fiction.
Science fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
Social control -- Juvenile fiction.
Social prediction -- Juvenile fiction.
Science fiction.
Children's literature
Genre/Form Fantasy fiction.
Science fiction.
Fiction.
LC no. 92015034
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