The giver / Lois Lowry.

Lowry, Lois. (Author).
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Electronic resources

Available copies

  • 176 copies at PINES. (Show)
  • 4 copies at Clayton County Library System.

Current holds

6 current holds with 264 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clayton County Library System - Forest Park Branch YA LOWRY, LOIS 31012902872371 YA Available -
Clayton County Library System - Headquarters Library YA LOWRY, LOIS 31012902872462 YA Available -
Clayton County Library System - Headquarters Library YA LOWRY, LOIS 31012902872421 YA Available -
Clayton County Library System - Jonesboro Branch YA LOWRY, LOIS 31012902872488 YA Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0395645662
  • ISBN: 9780395645666
  • Physical Description: 180 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Plot Overview -- Character List -- Analysis of Major Characters -- Jonas -- The Giver -- Jonas's Father -- Themes, Motifs & Symbols -- The Importance of Memory -- The Relationship Between Pain and Pleasure -- The Importance of the Individual -- Vision -- Nakedness -- Release -- The Newchild Gabriel -- The Sled -- The River -- Summary & Analysis -- Important Quotations Explained -- Study Questions & Essay Topics.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 3.8 2.
Awards Note: Newbery Medal, 1994.
Subject: Science fiction > Juvenile fiction.
Science fiction.
Individuality > Juvenile fiction.
Liberty > Juvenile fiction.
Social control > Juvenile fiction.
Social prediction > Juvenile fiction.
Memory > Juvenile fiction.
Dystopias > Juvenile fiction.