“Jonas has grown up in a perfectly safe environment free of fear, pain and choice. He is turning twelve and will be allocated a career that will alter his perceptions of life and the true meaning of family. First published in 1993, it is credited with inspiring the dystopian genre. If you like the ‘Hunger Games’ and ‘Divergent’ series, you will enjoy this book.” Ciara
It is the future. There is no war, no hunger, no pain. No one in the community wants for anything. Everything needed is provided.
And at twelve years old, each member of the community has their profession carefully chosen for them by the Committee of Elders. Twelve-year old Jonas has never thought there was anything wrong with his world. But from the moment he is selected as the Receiver of Memory, Jonas discovers that their community is not as perfect as it seems.
It is only with the help of the Giver, that Jonas can find what has been lost. And it is only through his personal courage that Jonas finds the strength to do what is right… The Giver is the award-winning classic of bravery and adventure that has inspired countless dystopian writers as the forerunner of this genre.