the giver project

Jonas lives in a seemingly idyllic world of conformity and contentment. When he begins to spend time with The Giver , an old man who is the sole keeper of the community's memories, Jonas discovers the dangerous truths of his community's secret past. Armed with the power of knowledge, Jonas realizes that he must escape from their world to protect himself and those he loves a challenge no one has ever completed successfully.
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Jonas a twelve that is Sensitive and intelligent, with strange powers of perception that he doesn’t understand, Jonas is chosen to be the new Receiver of Memory for his community when he turns twelve. Even before his training, Jonas is unusually thoughtful, expresses great concern for his friends and family, and thinks it would be nice to be closer to other people. After his training begins, Jonas’s universe widens dramatically. His new awareness of strong emotions, beautiful colors, and great suffering makes him extremely passionate about the world around him and the welfare of the people he loves, though on the whole he remains level-headed and thoughtful.


Memories are forever

-the giver


1.How old is Jonas why is his age important?

2.did you like the ending. how would you have changed it?

3.what is fathers job? Why is it important?


I would rate this book a 4 because I liked how it showed loyalty between Jonas and the giver and I disliked the ending because it did not show the outcome.