The Great American Read Book Discussion: The Giver

Wednesday Oct 17, 2018

950 Pinetree SE
Rio Rancho, NM
US

Phone: (505) 891-5012
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Cost:

FREE

Ages:

18+

Discuss this dystopian novel by Lois Lowry, which won the 1994 Newbery Medal. This novel is one of the works being featured by PBS's The Great American Read.

Discuss this dystopian novel by Lois Lowry, which won the 1994 Newbery Medal. In this "ideal" world, students receive a job after completing their education. Jonas is assigned the job of Receiver of Memory.  He realizes that the community isn’t what it seems; is Jonas stuck in this role, or can he escape all that he has known?  This novel is one of the works being featured by PBS's The Great American Read. Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS.