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The giver, Lois Lowry

Label
The giver
Title
The giver
Statement of responsibility
Lois Lowry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jonas' 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 twelve, 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's time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back
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Summary
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 1995.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 1997.
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 1997.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 1996.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Middle/Jr. High, 1996.
  • Golden Duck Awards: Hal Clement Award for Young Adult
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Young Adult, 1995.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 1995.
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award (New Hampshire), 1996.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), General category, 1997.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 1995.
  • Newbery Medal, 1994.
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 3-8, 1995.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 1996.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Young Adult Books, 1996.
  • Surrey Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 1996.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 1996.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), 1996.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Senior, 1996.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1994
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • Great American Read, 2018.
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
094238
Cataloging source
VVV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lowry, Lois
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ7.L9673
  • PS3562.O923
LC item number
  • G5 2011
  • G5 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Giver Quartet
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adventure stories
  • Fantasy
  • Science fiction
  • Newberry Medal
  • Science fiction
  • Adventure stories
  • Fantasy
  • Science fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The giver, Lois Lowry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes "A readers guide" (second pagination)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn773205814
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Ember edition 2011.
Extent
179, 10 pages
Isbn
9780385732550
Lccn
92015034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)773205814
Label
The giver, Lois Lowry
Publication
Note
Includes "A readers guide" (second pagination)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn773205814
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First Ember edition 2011.
Extent
179, 10 pages
Isbn
9780385732550
Lccn
92015034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)773205814

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