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The giver
Lois Lowry
Children's Fiction LOWRY

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Avatar for WolfMoon WolfMoon said:
Okay...really not one of my favorite books, but I guess you should read it. I read it, I cried, I ate some chocolate, I felt much better.
posted Sep 9, 2012 at 1:22PM
Avatar for WolfMoon WolfMoon said:
This one made me cry, though it took me forever to read it.
posted Nov 16, 2012 at 4:45PM
Mary said:
This book was so amazing!! I loved it sssooo much I read it in three days! It was totally one of the best books I've ever read! Every moment was so perfectly paced and just drew you in! And Jonas was such a likeable character. I would DEFFINENTLY recommend this book!
posted Apr 23, 2013 at 5:29PM
Mary said:
This book was so amazing!! I loved it sssooo much I read it in three days! It was totally one of the best books I've ever read! Every moment was so perfectly paced and just drew you in! And Jonas was such a likeable character. I would DEFFINENTLY recommend this book!
posted Apr 23, 2013 at 5:29PM
Avatar for booklion246 booklion246 said:
If you haven't read this book already, that's weird. Go pick it up 'cause you won't regret it!
posted Aug 26, 2013 at 3:03PM
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main characters Jonas
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Age: 12
Lives in a world with no poverty, crime, unemployment, or sickness; mother works for the Department of Justice; father takes care of newborns; has a younger sister; discusses his dreams with his family; assigned his life job of being the Receiver of Memories; receives the emotions and memories of all the people in the community that they gave up to retain the illusion of social order; realizes that his community gave up their freedom and their ability to remember the past in order to have their perfect world.
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