Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo
Written by


Lists

207 votes
Banned, Burned, Censored (94 items)
list by spiegel
Published 14 years, 5 months ago 12 comments
88 votes
Listal's Favorite Books (The Results) (340 items)
list by Mr. Saturn
Published 8 years, 7 months ago 58 comments
53 votes
Books I've Read (938 items)
list by Hootsaidtheowl
Published 10 years, 8 months ago 4 comments
36 votes
Read in 2015 (147 items)
list by Villiana
Published 7 years, 8 months ago 1 comment
24 votes
Book Diary 2021 (59 items)
list by PulpRoman
Published 1 year, 9 months ago 2 comments

View all The Giver lists (21 more)

Pictures

1 vote
1 vote
1 vote
1 vote

View all The Giver pictures (1 more)

Reviews

Review

6 months, 3 weeks ago at Mar 8 7:05
I've taught this book to my 6th graders nine years in a row. Once I realized that the book is actually a mystery, and not the bland sci-fi adventure it seemed at first skim, I loved it more and more each time. Nine years, two classes most years... 17 TIMES. I've come to see that the book isn't the story of a depressing utopia. It's the story of the relationship between the main characters the Give... read more
View all The Giver reviews
Manufacturer: Yearling
Release date: 11 May 1999
ISBN-10 : 0440228921 | ISBN-13: 9780440228929
Tags: Dystopian (1), Dystopia (1), Children's (1), Conformity (1), Banned (1), Infanticide (1), Read For School (1)
My tags: Add tags

Update feed

Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 1 month ago
World's Best Known Books and Stories (475 books items)

"Written by: Lois Lowry Cover by: Cliff Nielsen Published: 1993 Publisher: Houghton Mifflln Number of Pages: 224 โ€œOf course they needed to care. It was the meaning of everything.โ€ "


Kyle Ellis posted a review 6 months, 3 weeks ago

“I've taught this book to my 6th graders nine years in a row. Once I realized that the book is actually a mystery, and not the bland sci-fi adventure it seemed at first skim, I loved it more and more each time. Nine years, two classes most years... 17 TIMES. I've come to see that the book isn't the story of a depressing utopia. It's the story of the relationship between the main characters the Giver, Jonas, and... I won't say her name. And of course, the baby Gabe.

Every year, as we read the book out loud together, I am amazed at details the students notice (things I've missed the previous 15 times), or questions they raise that lead to further insights for not just the class but ME. My God, the things they come up with, that I as an English major, or even me if I'd read this with” read more

Defenestrated Jack voted for an image 1 year, 7 months ago

PulpRoman posted 2 images 1 year, 7 months ago

PulpRoman added this to a list 1 year, 7 months ago
Book Diary 2021 (59 books items)

" Subject: Set in a society that has taken away pain and strife by converting to "Sameness", the novel follows a 12-year-old boy named Jonas who is selected to inherit the position of Receiver of Memory. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Really good, will definitely be reading book#2... in the future. ----"


Dino Jones posted a image 2 years, 10 months ago

Dino Jones added this to a list 2 years, 10 months ago
Books I Need To Read... (23 books items)
lalaman added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
ยปยปAlexยซยซ added this to a list 4 years, 5 months ago
dctclibrary added this to a list 5 years, 7 months ago
onclelapin posted a image 6 years, 4 months ago