The Resource The giver, by Lois Lowry

The giver, by Lois Lowry

Label
The giver
Title
The giver
Statement of responsibility
by Lois Lowry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade
Member of
Has edition
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
Theme
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
  • Great American Read, 2018.
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
094238
Cataloging source
CO2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lowry, Lois
Index
no index present
Intended audience
760
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Reading level
5.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The giver quartet
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Individuality
  • Social control
  • Memory
  • Dystopias
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The giver, by Lois Lowry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes "Exclusive interviews with cast members of the movie."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 240 pages
Isbn
9780544430785
Lccn
2013498001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-copy20140924-038-SF
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn882094985
  • (OCoLC)881318054
  • 321492
  • 333135
Label
The giver, by Lois Lowry
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes "Exclusive interviews with cast members of the movie."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 240 pages
Isbn
9780544430785
Lccn
2013498001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-copy20140924-038-SF
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn882094985
  • (OCoLC)881318054
  • 321492
  • 333135

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