For the past six years, Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man, known for his special sight. Village was a place that welcomed newcomers, but something sinister has seeped into Village and the people have voted to close it to outsiders. Matty has been... show more
For the past six years, Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man, known for his special sight. Village was a place that welcomed newcomers, but something sinister has seeped into Village and the people have voted to close it to outsiders. Matty has been invaluable as a messenger. Now he must make one last journey through the treacherous forest with his only weapon, a power he unexpectedly discovers within himself.
Publish date: August 22nd 2006
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages no: 169
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: The Giver Quartet (#3)
In this, it follows the 2nd book nicely. It shows changes in the community that Matt (from the 2nd book) has run away to. He goes back and forth between communities. It shows that he has found his power and just as things are at their worst, he uses his power to save the whole community.
4/5 stars Lois Lowry writes well, and I think the fact that amazes me the most is that she turned this story into a good quartet when she never intended for there to be more books after The Giver. Admittedly I gave this 4 stars when it probably deserved 3 but I can’t help it. I know if I read it w...
Matty lives in Village with Kira's father. Life is good there and he knows the forest better than anyone since he is sent through there often.But, something weird is going on in Village. People are changing and so is the forest.This isn't a very long book, but it took me a little while to get throug...
Oh man, the ending, all the feels.
This is my favorite book of the Giver quartet. The fact that Matt and Kira's father, from book 2, lives safely in the village, along with Jonus from book 1, made me so happy for them. What I love most about is probably Matty becomes the leading character in this book. As I finished book 2, Matt and ...