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. Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world.When Jonas turns 12 he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver... show more
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. Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world.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. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does Jonas begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community. Now, it is time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 24th 2006
Pages no: 179
Edition language: English
Series: The Giver Quartet (#1)
This book would be best for older children and maybe be best to read a loud as a whole class to ensure complete understanding. This level is about grade 5-6.
Booklikes is doing that thing again so I hope this goes through. This is more a review of this edition than of the story. I love the story. I didn't love the illustrations, and I wouldn't give this to someone if they're reading The Giver for the first time. I'm just not a fan of the audience pot...
This is to me a very sad story about a world that wanted to forget everything. Meaning all of their problems. They tried to make their world perfect and all their ducks in a row.. but it doesn't work. One person must remember. The Giver is a story about loss and understanding. I would use this on...
The Giver, by Lois Lowry, is often viewed as a controversial book. It tells the story of Jonas whose life is turned upside down when he given the assignment of Receiver of Memory. Jonas lives in a seemingly perfect world free of pain and suffering, but of course there is a price to pay. In exchange ...
The Giver is a classic book about a utopian society and how it may not be such a "perfect" idea after all. This teaches about corrupt government, doing what's right even when its scary or you are alone in it, and the importance of color, beauty, creativity, and imagination. There are a few heavier t...