It is a world without conflict, poverty and inequality. Conformity and happiness are a way of life. But for Jonas, things are different. While his friends are selected to be doctors or teachers, Jonas is sent to the Giver where he discovers the secrets that lie beneath the surface of his world.
Lois Lowry was born in 1937 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of an army officer. She went to school in Japan, university in the US and currently lives in Boston. While working as a freelance journalist in the 1970's, Lois Lowry published a short story which was based on her own childhood and a children's book editor contacted her to suggest she write for children. She followed this advice and has been writing for children, very successfully, for years!
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Used - Very Good
Winner of John Newbery Medal 1994
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