ABOUT THIS BOOK
Lois Lowry’s The Giver
is the quintessential dystopian novel, followed by its remarkable companions, Gathering Blue
r, and Son
Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now, it is 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 two-time recipient of the Newbery Medal. She lives in Massachusetts.From the Paperback edition.