Thank you for your childhood

August 16, 2014 12:37 AM

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Thank you for your childhood

Lois Lowry was writing dystopian young adult books before dystopian young adult books were a thing.

“The Giver,” Lowry’s 1993 Newbery Medal-winning book, is brief, beautifully written and philosophically airtight. It’s about a boy named Jonas whose life changes when he’s chosen is to be the next Receiver of Memory in his community — an honor that places an unimaginable burden on his young shoulder...

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