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
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Newbery Medal, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
094238
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lowry, Lois
Index
no index present
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
Giver quartet
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction
  • Memory
  • Dystopias
  • Control (Psychology)
  • Social control
  • Ethics
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The giver, by Lois Lowry
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
895180
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9780547995663
Lccn
2012454914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780547995663
  • (OCoLC)810590643
Label
The giver, by Lois Lowry
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
895180
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9780547995663
Lccn
2012454914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780547995663
  • (OCoLC)810590643

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