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The giver, Lois Lowry

Label
The giver
Title
The giver
Statement of responsibility
Lois Lowry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lowry's unforgettable tale introduces 12-year-old Jonas, who is singled out by the Community to be trained by The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of true pain and pleasure. Now it's time for Jonas to receive the truth
Member of
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 1995.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 1997.
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (Rosie Award), 1997.
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 1996.
  • Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Middle/Jr. High, 1996.
  • Golden Duck Awards: Hal Clement Award for Young Adult
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Young Adult, 1995.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 1995.
  • Great Stone Face Children's Book Award (New Hampshire), 1996.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), General category, 1997.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 1995.
  • Newbery Medal, 1994.
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 3-8, 1995.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 1996.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Young Adult Books, 1996.
  • Surrey Book of the Year Award (British Columbia), 1996.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Middle School, 1996.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas), 1996.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Senior, 1996.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1994
  • YALSA 100 Best Books, 1950-2000
  • Great American Read, 2018.
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
094238
Cataloging source
OCO
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • 760
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.L9673
LC item number
Gi 2002
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Reading level
  • 5.7
  • 5.9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • The giver quartet
  • Readers circle
Series volume
0001
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The giver, Lois Lowry
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2280797
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780440237686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50656058
  • (OCoLC)50656058
Label
The giver, Lois Lowry
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2280797
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780440237686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50656058
  • (OCoLC)50656058

Library Locations

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