The Giver

By: Lois Lowry Created by Michelle Deleon

Book Summary

In the novel "The Giver" the population of the community is not typical nor ordinary systems of living arrangments which for us is called families. In the novel families are not by blood, kids are assigned to their families. In The Giver their are rules that must be followed. Such as wearing a bow in your hair at a certain age. A job will be assigned to you by an elder at the age of 12, which in the book is referred to as an "assignment". There also is a curfew in which everyone should be in their assigned homes. If something were to be done incorrectly repeated times or a series of issues occur with your behavior or actions then you will be prosecuted or in which the book says "released".

Book Summary

In the book "The Giver" there is a population of people living in their assigned homes with their assigned families, No family was ever allowed to be related by blood. In the book it is said that everyone in the community must take a daily medicine injected into the wrist of everyone in the morning. Also at the age of 12 you are given an assignment, which is your job assigned to you by elders. Anything from a birth mother to a reciever of memory.