Imagine living in a world with no color and no feelings. That is what?s happening in a seemingly perfect world that Jonas is living in. Jonas is a boy in a community where there is no pain and no feelings; Jonas feels peculiar in this community. Then Jonas is very surprised by his chosen job. He becomes the new receiver of memories this bring many adventures, burdens, & new sensations to Jonas. This is what happens in Lois Lowry?s 165 page Newberry winner titled, The Giver.
The Giver is about a boy named Jonas who lives in the future in an almost perfect community. Jonas is chosen to be the person who carries all the memories of the past, given to him by the giver… There are many good and bad things in The Giver. Some good things are that hardly anyone gets hurt. When people do get hurt they take a pill and the pain goes right away. No one ever breaks bones or anything. There are no criminals, and there are no locks on any homes or buildings. Another good thing is that everyone knows who everyone else. There are hardly ever any
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