Students Discuss Banned Book

Anticipation High as Eighth Graders Dig into The Giver

It's not Shakespeare But...

Students at Memorial Middle School are taking their reading seriously as they prepare to participate in literature discussion to explore their thoughts on the controversial novel by Lois Lowry. Students will share ideas based on their inferences and knowledge of signpost "notices."

Students along with Jonas, wonder about "Release."

Who is Larissa? Why is she talking about Roberto? What are the "tellings?" Where do people go? Why can't children be there? Is this a Big Question?