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.
"A powerful and provacative novel.”
-- The New York TimesFrom the Paperback edition.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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
.From the Paperback edition.
- ALA Best Books for Young AdultsWINNER 1994
- ALA Notable Children's BookWINNER 1995
- Virginia Young Readers Program AwardWINNER 1995
- Arkansas Charlie May Simon Master ListNOMINEE 1995
- Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book AwardNOMINEE 1997
- Colorado Children's Book AwardNOMINEE 1998
- Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book AwardWINNER 1996
- Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers AwardWINNER 1996
- Kansas William White AwardWINNER 1995
- Kentucky Bluegrass Master ListWINNER 1994
- Maine Student Book AwardWINNER 1994
- Newbery Medal WinnerFINALIST 1994
- Massachusetts Children's Book Award
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