The Giver

Written by Lois Lowry

Published in

About "The Giver"

Twelve-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.


Genres
  • Young Adult
  • Fiction
  • Classics
  • Dystopia
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • School
  • Childrens
  • Middle Grade
  • Read For School
awards
  • Newbery Medal (1994)
  • Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee for Children's Literature (1994)
  • Golden Duck Award for Young Adult (Hal Clement Award) (1994)
  • Garden State Book Award for Teen Fiction Grades 6-8 (1996)
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award for Grade 6-8 (1997)
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award for Teen Book (1995)
  • Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award for Grade 6-9 (1995)
  • Golden Sower Award for Young Adult (1995)
  • Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award for Grades 3-8 (1995)
  • Soaring Eagle Book Award Nominee (1996)
  • Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice Award for Senior (1996)
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Nominee for Fiction (1993)
  • New Mexico Land of Enchantment Award (1997)
  • Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award (1997)
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (1996)
  • Wyoming Indian Paintbrush Nominee (1996)
  • NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature Nominee (2013)
  • Oklahoma Sequoyah Award for YA (1996)
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award (1996)
  • Hea Lasteraamat (2010)
  • Premi Protagonista Jove for Categoria 13-14 anys (2016)
  • Margaret A. Edwards Award (2007)
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