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    Jonas's community, which is founded on the principles of Sameness, is extremely organized and structured. There are also a number of rituals and ceremonies that take place on a regular basis...

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    Matty found it strange that none of the people who came to the Trade Mart seemed to have anything to trade. Seer had never attended Trade Mart, and was proud of it. This made Matty curious,...

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    Children's literature author Lois Lowry has won a number of awards. Among them: A Summer to Die... Children's Literature Award, International Reading Association, 1978. Autumn Street... American...

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    To me, the main theme in this book is how greed can cause hatred and intolerance. At the start of the book, more or less everything is okay. The people of the village are so welcoming, so into...

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    Matty changes when he realizes he has a special power in the ability to heal. This is the third book in the four book series following The Giver. Matty has always known that he is good at being a...

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    Messenger is a sort of sequel to The Giver. It takes place after the events in The Giver and the second installment in the series, Gathering Blue. It takes place in a community called Village,...

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    Messenger is the third in a trilogy of fantasy novels beginning with The Giver. Since it is fantasy, there is no specific time or place in which the story occurs. The future (from the first novel's...

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    The book is beautifully written and has complex themes like the other two in the trilogy. What I like about the book is that it requires students to analyze dystopian ideas, but they are presented...

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    The title character of Lois Lowry's The Giver is a seemingly old man living in a dystopian society where he is the Receiver of Memory. He holds all memories of the past, including everything...

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    Lois Lowry is a phenomenal writer. Although she is writing for children and young adults, her books have deep meanings and rich characters. She is a master at theme, and at creating well-drawn...

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