The Resource The giver, Lois Lowry

The giver, Lois Lowry

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The giver
Title
The giver
Statement of responsibility
Lois Lowry
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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 receiver the truth
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Title
The giver
Creator
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
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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
Awards note
Newbery Medal Award Winner, 1994
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
094238
Cataloging source
OCO
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
RL: 4.5
Interest level
MG
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
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True
Series statement
The giver quartet
Series volume
bk. 1
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
Target audience
juvenile
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Lois Lowry
The giver, Lois Lowry
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The giver, Lois Lowry
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Dimensions
18 cm.
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Extent
179 p.
Isbn
9780553571332
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Note
cat13rev,cat50rev,cat33rev
System control number
  • ocm50656058
  • (OCoLC)50656058

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