Jonas lives safely within the community, a place where there is no war, no hunger and no pain. But when he is selected as the Receiver of Memory, he starts to discover dark secrets that lie beneath the surface of his perfect world. Secrets that will lead him to undertake an incredible journey...
The novel, The Giver, by Lois Lowry can be found in the Resource Centre in the Dystopian Fiction collection at LOWR.
The Giver has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, has won the Newbery Medal and has been made into a successful film.It is the first novel of The Giver Quartet series. It has been attributed to being among the first dystopian novels!
What is Dystopian Fiction?