The Giver Book Review
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The Giver book review

Lois Lowry
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Title: The Giver

Author: Lois Lowry

Average number of words per page: between 25 and 50

STORY:
406 readers have rated this story.
Average story rating: 7.74/10.0
ILLUSTRATIONS:
406 readers have rated the illustrations.
Average illustration rating: 5.33/10.0

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Story Rating
2.5 out of a possible 10.0
Book review by: Gracie
age: 13

Review submitted on 05/10/2009 at 21:54:36

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Illustrations Rating
5.0 out of a possible 10.0

Gracie writes the following about The Giver :
I think Lois Lowry's message was things are better when things are different. I think Lois Lowry handled the setting best. She greatly described the community and I think that helped create "The Community" in people's mind. Jonas was the main character in the book. I would want Jonas to help create a new society. I feel Jonas understands that in order for people to be happy they need to be different from everyone else. They need to have their own opinions and characteristics. I thought the ending of the book was too open ended and I would have created an actual ending, not just left it open. I think a person with a good imagination would enjoy this book more than others. Overall, I think the book was not necissaraley ruined by the ending but it could have been better.
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