The Giver
By Lois Lowry

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"Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve, 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. Now it's time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back."

  • A Boston Globe - Horn Book Honor Book
  • An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
  • An ALA Notable Book for Children
  • Winner of the Regina Medal
  • A Booklist Editors' Choice
  • A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
  • 1994 John Newbery Medal Winner

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