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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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