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The Giver

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Published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group .
Written in English.

About the Book

This novel is set in a future society where a young boy named Jonas lives in a seemingly perfect world. But when Jonas is selected to be the "Receiver of Memory" he starts to see the cracks in the carefully constructed society. The Giver won the Newbery Medal in 1994.

First Sentence

It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7523315M
Internet Archive
giver00lois
ISBN 10
0440900794
ISBN 13
9780440900795
OCLC/WorldCat
608821921
Library Thing
9726954
Goodreads
1450717

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