The giver

by Lowry, Lois.

Format: Book on MP3 Disc 2007
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Lois Lowry's The Giver centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who 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. The Giver is the first in the trilogy of books that includes Gathering Blue and The Messenger.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 7^-9. Lowry's simple, powerful prose creates an anti-utopian world where the lack of hardship, war, and poverty only covers the citizens' deeper lack of freedom. A Booklist Editors' Choice and Newbery Medal Winner."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Winner of the 1994 Newbery Medal, this thought-provoking novel centers on a 12-year-old boy's gradual disillusionment with an outwardly utopian futuristic society; in a starred review, PW said, ``Lowry is once again in top form... unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers.'' Ages 10-up. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series The Giver quartet
#1 - The Giver
#2 - Gathering blue
#3 - Messenger
#4 - Son
Subjects Memory -- Juvenile fiction.
Dystopias -- Juvenile fiction.
Memory -- Fiction.
Dystopias -- Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Children's audiobooks.
Publisher [Solon, Ohio] :Playaway Digital Audio :2007
[Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC,
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Rifkin, Ron, narrator.
Random House (Firm)
Listening Library.
Playaway Digital Audio.
Findaway World, LLC.
Participants/Performers Performance by Ron Rifkin.
Language English
Notes Title from Playaway label.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by Random House, Inc., p1993.
"Listening Library"--Container.
In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.).
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Accompanying material may vary.
System Details Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Description 1 audio media player (approximately 5 hr.) : digital ; 3 1/4 x 2 in.
ISBN 9780739374795
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