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    Description"The Giver, " the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. Lois Lowry has written three companion novels to "The Giver, "including "Gathering Blue, Messenger, " and "Son."


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    Title
    The Giver
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lois Lowry
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780547995663
    ISBN 10: 0547995660
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI, F13+
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.2
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12500
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T General Subject: 217
    B&T Book Type: JF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: YFG
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Ingram Subject Code: CK
    Libri: I-CK
    Ingram Theme: APPR/AWARD
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 80
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 05
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: X18300000
    BISAC V2.8: JUV053000
    B&T Approval Code: X05121523
    BISAC V2.8: JUV037000, JUV059000
    LC classification: PZ7.L9673 GI 2012
    Thema V1.0: YFH, YFG
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Publication date
    28 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Review quote
    "A powerful and provocative novel"--"The New York Times" "Wrought with admirable skill -- the emptiness and menace underlying this Utopia emerge step by inexorable step: a richly provocative novel."--"Kirkus", starred review"Lowry is once again in top form raising many questions while answering few, and unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers."--"Publishers Weekly", starred review"The simplicity and directness of Lowry's writing force readers to grapple with their own thoughts."-- "Booklist", starred review "The theme of balancing the values of freedom and security is beautifully presented."-- "The Horn Book Magazine", starred review