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Lowry, Lois
The giver / Lois Lowry
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL jF LOW    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Science fiction
Individuality -- Juvenile fiction
Liberty -- Juvenile fiction
Social control -- Juvenile fiction
Social prediction -- Juvenile fiction
Memory -- Juvenile fiction
Dystopias -- Juvenile fiction
Physical Description 180 p. ; 22 cm
Note Newbery Medal Winners, 1994
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
Reading Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 3.8 2
Contents 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
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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