The giver
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Author:
Series:
Giver quartet volume 1.
Published:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2004.
Format:
Book
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
760L
Rating:
5.0.
Status:
Antioch High - Teen Fiction
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East Nashville Magnet Middle - Teen Fiction
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Description
A Newbery Medal WinnerAn ALA Notable Children's BookAn ALA Best Book for Young AdultsIt was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened. Thus opens this haunting novel in which a boy inhabits a seemingly ideal world: a world without conflict, poverty, unemployment, divorce, injustice, or inequality. December is the time of the annual Ceremony at which each twelve year old receives a life assignment from the Elders. Jonas's friend Fiona is na Caretaker of the Old. His cheerful pal Asher becomes the Assistant Director of Recreation. But Jonas has been chosen for something special. When his selection leads him to an unnamed man known only as the Giver, Jonas begins to sense the dark secrets that underlie the fragile perfection of his world.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
078627154X :
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.7, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
760

Notes

Description
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.
Target Audience
5.0.
Target Audience
5-9.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader,MG,5.7,7.0,Test #8568
Awards
Newbery medal winner, 1994.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lowry, L. (2004). The giver. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lowry, Lois. 2004. The Giver. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lowry, Lois, The Giver. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lowry, Lois. The Giver. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2004. Print.

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