The Giver

by Lois Lowry | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0553571338 Global Overview for this book
Registered by quietorchid of Saint Paul, Minnesota USA on 2/24/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by quietorchid from Saint Paul, Minnesota USA on Sunday, February 24, 2013
#11 in top 100 Books Challenged/Banned 1990-2000.
#23 in top 100 Books Challenged/Banned 2000-2009.
2003 Challenged in MO as 'lewd', 'twisted'.
2006 Challenged in KS
2007 Challenged in CA

Newberry Medal Winner

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Odd book, disturbing book. Twisted? Lewd? no. Set in some future, all choice, pain, and joy has been removed in society. Life proceeds on an even keel, with happy and well adjusted citizens. The trick to this is in the hand oof the Giver of memories. Once the Giver is old, he must share his memories with the new choice.

Journal Entry 2 by quietorchid at Little Free Library -James (2126) in Saint Paul, Minnesota USA on Monday, February 25, 2013

Released 6 yrs ago (2/25/2013 UTC) at Little Free Library -James (2126) in Saint Paul, Minnesota USA

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