The Giver

by Lois Lowry flyer created by Francine Onwuzo

Summary

The book the giver is about a boy named Jonas that lives in a freaky world where there are rules. Everything is the same there is no music, no color, and no pain. Jonas is assigned the job of Receiver of Memory. He goes to see the Giver an old man who is the keeper of the community's memories, and begins to learn all about the way things used to be like. The more Jonas learns about having choices and the bad things that happen in his world, the more he wants to escape. Finally with the help of the Giver, Jonas leaves and takes his baby brother Gabe with him.

main character

Jonas the main character. He can see things that no one else can and is told the truth about his world.

Other important characters

Lily- Jonas's little sister

Asher- Jonas's best friend

Father- Jonas dad

Mother- Jonas mom

Fiona- Jonas's friend

Gabe- the baby Jonas saves

Quote

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.”

Teacher-like questions

what are the roles that the giver plays?

would you rather have choices or have everything decided for you?

is it necessary to have pain to understand happiness?

Overall rating

i will give it a 2 out of 5 because one it was a little boring and two don't like the song it kept playing