The Giver

By Lois Lowry Flyer Created by Isabella Jurado

The Giver Summary

The Giver is a book where a kid named Jonas has been chosen to be the next receiver. He lives in a community that gives the illusion that everything is good and nothing is bad , when it isn't. Jonas receives the memories from the past , good and bad , from current receiver, a wise old man who tells Jonas to call him the giver . Jonas begins to understand this and believes there is a another way . A "community" were you can make your own decisions . He then goes through an adventure to get there , with the help of the feelings and memories the Giver gave to him.
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Jonas is a 12 year old (in the book) who has been chosen to be the next receiver of memories . One of the challenges that he faces is that he learns secret information about his society, and that he realizes that his people are doing terrible things in order to keep everyone comfortable. He is also faced with the problem of not being able to tell anybody anything which makes him feel like he does not fit in.


“If you were to be lost in the river, Jonas, your memories would not be lost with you. Memories are forever.”
Lois Lowry, The Giver


  1. Do you think rosemary made the right decision to ask for release?
  2. Do you think it was better with sameness around ?
  3. Do you think if asking for release was allowed Jones would sign up ?


Overall i liked the story because it left me hanging a lot and wanting to read more. The only thing i did not really like is the ending i would have change it to him, Fiona , Asher, Gabriel and the Giver to leave
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