Mass Market Paperbound
176 pages, 6.88 × 4.13 × 0.38 in
January 13, 2009
Random House Children's Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0385737165
ISBN - 13: 9780385737166
About the Book
The companion novel to Lowry's Newbery Medal winner "The Giver" follows young Matty as he makes one last journey through the treacherous forest with his only weapon, a power he unexpectedly discovers within himself.
From the Publisher
Messenger is the masterful third novel in the Giver Quartet, which began with the dystopian bestseller The Giver, now a major motion picture.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man known for his special sight. Village once welcomed newcomers, but something sinister has seeped into Village and the people have voted to close it to outsiders. Matty has been invaluable as a messenger. Now he must risk everything to make one last journey through the treacherous forest with his only weapon, a power he unexpectedly discovers within himself.
About the Author
Lois Lowry was twice the recipient of the Newbery Medal, for Number the Stars and for The Giver. She lives in Maine.