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    DescriptionLois Lowry's "The Giver" is the quintessential dystopian novel, followed by its remarkable companions, "Gathering Blue," "Messenge"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.


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    Title
    The Giver
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lois Lowry
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 106 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 82 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780553571332
    ISBN 10: 0553571338
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: SCI
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: YX
    B&T General Subject: 217
    B&T Book Type: JF
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: YFG
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Ingram Subject Code: CK
    Ingram Theme: APPR/AWARD
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 66
    BISAC V2.8: JUV039220
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV053000, BIO000000, JUV037000
    LC classification: PZ7.L9673 GI 1999B
    Thema V1.0: YFB, YFG, YX
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    17 September 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    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."
    Review quote
    " A powerful and provacative novel." -- "The New York Times"
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    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.