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The giver / by Lois Lowry.

Lowry, Lois, author. (Author).
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  • 136 of 184 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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1 current hold with 184 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library J LOWRY (Text) 39493104178688 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Angier Public Library J F Low (Text) 33632002075951 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Angier Public Library J F Low (Text) 33632002076074 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Angier Public Library J F Low (Text) 33632002241694 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Ashe County Public Library F LOW (Text) 50503300432061 Adult Fiction Available -
Ashe County Public Library YA LOW (Text) 50503010939231 Young Adult Fiction Available -
BHM Headquarters Library YA FIC (Text) 38344100894029 Young Adult Fiction Available 09/25/2018
BHM Headquarters Library YA FIC (Text) 38344101496832 Young Adult Fiction Available -
Bath Community Library YA FIC (Text) 38344100001252 Adult Fiction Available -
Belhaven Public Library YA FIC (Text) 38344400178115 Young Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0395645662
  • ISBN: 9780395645666
  • ISBN: 0553571338
  • ISBN: 9780553571332
  • ISBN: 0440228921
  • ISBN: 9780440228929
  • ISBN: 0440219078
  • ISBN: 0440227275
  • ISBN: 0440237688 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780440237686 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0385732554
  • ISBN: 9780385732550
  • ISBN: 9780544340688
  • ISBN: 9780547995663
  • ISBN: 0547995660
  • ISBN: 9780544340633
  • Physical Description: 180 pages (paperback), (hardcover, 225) ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993.

Content descriptions

General Note: Companion book to: Gathering blue, Messenger, and Son.
Summary, etc.: Life in the community where Jonas lives is idyllic. Designated birthmothers produce new children, who are assigned to appropriate family units: one male, one female, to each. Citizens are assigned their partners and their jobs. No one thinks to ask questions. Everyone obeys. The community is a precisely choreographed world without conflict, inequality, divorce, unemployment, injustice...or choice. Everyone is the same. Except Jonas. Jonas is chosen for something special. He begins instruction in his life's work with a mysterious old man known only as the Giver. Gradually Jonas learns that power lies in feelings. But when his own power is put to the test - when he must try to save someone he loves - he may not be ready. Is it too soon? Or too late?--
Awards Note: Newbery Medal, 1994.
Subject: Social control > Juvenile fiction.
Memory > Juvenile fiction.
Individuality > Juvenile fiction
Dystopias > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Science fiction

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