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The Giver

Written by Lois LowryAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Lois Lowry


· Ember
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· January 24, 2006 · $8.99 · 978-0-385-73255-0 (0-385-73255-4)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Lois Lowry’s The Giver is the quintessential dystopian novel, followed by its remarkable companions, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

When Jonas turns 12, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. Now, it’s time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.

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"A powerful and provacative novel.”
-- The New York Times


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WINNER 1994 - ALA Best Books for Young Adults
WINNER 1994 - ALA Notable Children's Book
WINNER 1995 - Virginia Young Readers Program Award
WINNER 1995 - Arkansas Charlie May Simon Master List
NOMINEE 1995 - Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award
NOMINEE 1997 - Colorado Children's Book Award
NOMINEE 1998 - Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award
WINNER 1996 - Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award
WINNER 1996 - Kansas William White Award
WINNER 1995 - Kentucky Bluegrass Master List
WINNER 1994 - Maine Student Book Award
WINNER 1994 - Newbery Medal Winner
FINALIST 1994 - Massachusetts Children's Book Award

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Lois Lowry is a multi-award-winning author who has written many popular books. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is the author of the popular Anastasia Krupnik books and was the recipient of the Newbery Medal for Number the Stars and for The Giver.


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