The Giver Movie Tie-In Edition by Lois Lowry audiobook

The Giver Movie Tie-In Edition

By Lois Lowry
Read by Ron Rifkin

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The Giver Quartet: Book 1

4.80 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal–winning novel The Giver is the quintessential dystopian tale, followed by its remarkable companions, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. Jonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns twelve he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now it is time for Jonas to receive the truth—and there is no turning back.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the 1994 Newbery Medal

Winner of the 1994 Regina Medal

A 1993 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book

Winner of the 1996 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award

A 1994 ALA Notable Book for Children

A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, 1994

A Booklist Editors’ Choice

Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal–winning novel The Giver is the quintessential dystopian tale, followed by its remarkable companions, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son.

Jonas’ world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear of pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the community. When Jonas turns twelve he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now it is time for Jonas to receive the truth—and there is no turning back.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A powerful and provacative novel. The New York Times
“A powerful and provocative novel.” New York Times
“Lowry is once again in top form…unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers.” Publishers Weekly
“Intriguing…This tightly plotted story and its believable characters will stay with readers for a long time.” School Library Journal
“Wrought with admirable skill—the emptiness and menace underlying this Utopia emerge step by inexorable step: a richly provocative novel.” Kirkus Reviews

Reviews

Reviews

by Holly 9/13/2017
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One of my favorite books of all time

I love this book. It may be YA fiction, but I love it just as much now as when I read it as a middle-schooler more than a decade ago. Also, Ron Rifkin does a great job with the narration in this audiobook version. I highly recommend it.

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.80
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English