Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)
Published: October 25, 2011
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0547946961
ISBN - 13: 9780547946962
From the Publisher
A Newbery Medal-winning classic is reinvented in a gift edition
format with illustrations from the acclaimed artist Bagram
Since winning the Newbery Medal in 1994, Lois Lowry's The
Giver has become one of the most influential novels of our
time.This new illustrated edition, a celebration of the book's
standard of excellence and of Lowry's illustrious writing, makes a
perfect gift. The text is complemented by thirteen
new illustrations from the acclaimed artist Bagram Ibatoulline.
Also included are a new introduction by the author and her
inspiring Newbery Medal acceptance speech. The new content and gift
packaging now make it easier than ever to introduce young readers
to this riveting modern classic, and provide a fresh edition for
its legions of fans.
The story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who 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.
The Giver is the first in the trilogy of books that
includes Gathering Blue and The Messenger.