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The Giver (The Giver, #1) 1994 Newbery Medal WinnerTwelve 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.

10 thoughts on “The Giver (The Giver, #1)

  1. says:

    Lowry s book is a piece of nationalist propaganda, using oversimplification, emotional appeals, and dualistic morality to shut down her readers minds More troubling is that it is aimed at children, who don t yet have the critical faculties to defend themselves from such

  2. says:

    I ve taught this book to my 6th graders nine years in a row Once I realized that the book is actually a mystery, and not the bland sci fi adventure it seemed at first skim, I loved itandeach time Nine years, two classes most years 17 TIMES I ve come to see that the book isn t

  3. says:

    This book is perhaps the best refutation that I have seen in some time of a common philosophy of pain that is sometimes found in the popular media and in some versions of Buddhism According to this philosophy, pain is the ultimate evil, and so, to eliminate pain and suffering we m

  4. says:

    I think I m missing something Everyone loves this book and I liked it too, but it wasn t amazing or anything.The Giver felt like a very sparse story to me First, there isn t much characterization, so I didn t form an emotional connection with any of the characters not even with Jonas o

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here If there are no wrong answers, can we really say that something has any meaning It is very easy to start an interesting science fiction story Simply begin with a mystery Don t explain things to the reader and le

  6. says:

    Woah, I can easily understand why such a grand amount of people loved this book and definitely see why many were not satisfied with the movie I cannot believe how many elements of this story they changed However, there is something that I must admit I preferred the movie because of how melanchol

  7. says:

    Upon finishing this book, not 20 minutes ago, I m left with several thoughts 1 This book should be required reading for everyone with the emotional maturity to handle it I believe that blindly labeling The Giver as a children s book is neither realistic nor necessarily wise, in some instances Parents

  8. says:

    SPOILER ALERT I don t know what you mean when you say the whole world or generations before him I thought there was only us I thought there was only now Read the book, watch the movie, experience the synergy We don t live in a dystopian world, but we do have a growing number of our population who believe

  9. says:

    Yesterday, I took a road trip with my two daughters to get pick up my 88 year old grandmother, who will be staying with us through the holiday season At 5 and 9 years old, my usual audiobook choices were clearly not an option So, I found myself listening to some books that definitely are not my usual type, yet

  10. says:

    After a re read, I can no longer think of The Giver as simply a childish sci fi tale with heavy moralistic leanings What I see now is a story about growing up and confronting the world outside of the safe haven of childhood.Well, yes, of course, it IS a dystopian tale about a young boy growing up in the commune of

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