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The Giver (Newbery Medal Book)

The Giver (Newbery Medal Book)

ISBN: 0395645662

Title: The Giver (Newbery Medal Book)

Author: Lois Lowry

KDL Description:

NEWBERY TEEN LOWRY

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.

Recommended by Yuko at KDL’s Service Center

Amazon Description:

Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.