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The Giver (Giver Quartet)

The Giver (Giver Quartet)
Author: Lois Lowry
ISBN 13: 9780395645666
ISBN 10: 395645662
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 1993-04
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
List Price: $17.00

In the story of a seemingly utopian city in a futuristic world, Jonas is singled out to receive special training from The Giver--who alone holds memories of pain and pleasure in life.

Publishers Weekly

Winner of the 1994 Newbery Medal, this thought-provoking novel centers on a 12-year-old boy's gradual disillusionment with an outwardly utopian futuristic society; in a starred review, PW said, ``Lowry is once again in top form... unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers.'' Ages 10-up. (Sept.)