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The Resource The giver, Lois Lowry

The giver, Lois Lowry

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The giver
Title
The giver
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Lois Lowry
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eng
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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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
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1994
  • 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.
Awards note
Winner of the 1994 Newbery Award.
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094238
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HCO
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Lowry, Lois
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • 6
  • 9
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True
Series statement
Oprah's Book CLub
Series volume
0001
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  • Memory
  • Dystopias
  • Children's secrets
Target audience
adolescent
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The giver, Lois Lowry
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"A Bantam book"--Title page verso
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
180 pages
Isbn
9780553571332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 076783006997
  • 9780553571332
Label
The giver, Lois Lowry
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Bantam book"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
180 pages
Isbn
9780553571332
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
  • 076783006997
  • 9780553571332

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