By: Megan Zieser
Summary of The Giver
The story The Giver is about a young boy named Jonas who is trying to find his place in the community they live in. Jonas is growing up in a futuristic world where everything is very structured. Throughout their childhood, children are observed by the elders in the community as when they turn 12 they will be assigned a task/ job that they will do. Throughout this book the reader is taken along in Jonas’s story as he figures out what is in store for his life and how he will be a very important part of the community.
Gabriel is a baby from the nurturing center that Jonas's family has been watching over. Jonas becomes attached to Gabriel and does not want him to be released to elsewhere.
Jonas is the main character in the story. Jonas is very important in this futuristic community as he finds out he will be the new receiver of memory.
Jonas and Gabriel