Giver

By Lowry, Lois

The Giver is a 1993 novel by Lois Lowry. It is set in a future society which is at first presented as a utopian society and gradually appears more and more dystopian; therefore, it could be considered anti-utopian. The novel follows a boy named Jonas through the twelfth year of his life. The society has eliminated pain and strife by converting to "Sameness", a plan which has also eradicated emotional depth from their lives.

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On Jan 14, 2015, Anonymous said:
Excellent story of a dystopian world. Very well written with a young character easily associated with teens today.
On Oct 7, 2014, a reader said:
This was a classic long before it became a movie about the hidden problems of creating a utopian society.

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The Giver.

by LOWRY, Lois.

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Published
1993
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1993. Octavo. Original red cloth boards, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Indent to top edge of first three pages from a paper clip. An excellent copy in a bright jacket with lightly faded spine panel and minor wear to head of spine. … Read more
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry

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Last Exit Books
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1993
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition; First Printing
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9780395645666
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E-44: Houghton and Mifflin. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Houghton Mifflin Company. 1993. 180 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. Signed by the author on a bookplate. DJ has light shelf-wear present. Bound in cloth boards. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities. Text is clean and free… Read more
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The Giver (Newberry Medal Book)

by Lois Lowry

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Collectible - Very Good
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9780395645666
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$662.63

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Collectible - Very Good. WITH SIGNED BOOKPLATE! Boston: Houghton Mifflin (not Harcourt) 1993. 1st edition with full number line. Hardcover 8vo 180 pgs. Signed by Lowry on a 'TSC Children's Literature and Storytelling Conference' bookplate affixed to front endpaper, no inscription. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. No Newbery sticker. 13.95 orig price… Read more
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The Giver (Newbery Medal Book)

by Lowry, Lois

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1993
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First Printing
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9780395645666
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Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993. Clean and tight. Signed and dated 1995 by Lowry on the title page. No inscription. A little shelfwear and bumping. Looks nice in new mylar. #1 in number line.13.95 on flap. Medal sticker is affixed. A bit of shelfwear.. Signed. First Printing. Hardcover. Collectible-Very Good/Very Good. Middle Grade.
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THE GIVER

by LOWRY, Lois

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HOUGHTON MIFFLIN A FINE FIRST IN DJ.. Red cover boards with gilt title on spine. SIGNED ON BOOKPLATE BY LOWRY. FULL NUMBER LINE. FIRST. Hardcover. /FiINE. Book.
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The Giver (Newberry Medal Book)

by Lowry, Lois

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1993
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First Edition
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9780395645666
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author. Signed, inscribed, and dated by Lois Lowry on title page. Signature dated in year of publication. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. First state jacket, lacks the Newberry Medallion and has a price of $13.95 on the jacket flap. Front… Read more
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The Giver (Large Print)

by Lois Lowry

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1993-11-01
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9780786200559
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry

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1994
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9780440824404
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This is an AUTOGRAPHED FIRST EDITION of The Giver, by Lois Lowry. Her inscription reads: with love to those who read - remember - and GIVE - Lois Lowry 1994 This copy may have never been read - the spine is tight. There are some speckles at the top of the book which I will show in the pictures. There is also… Read more
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THE GIVER

by Lowry, Lois

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2013
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Near Fine
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First edition thus
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2013. First edition thus. Leather-bound. Near Fine. First edition thus. Leather-bound. Octavo. 225pp. Full burgundy leather, stamped in gold. SIGNED COLLECTOR'S EDITION, signed by the author. With the signed certificate of authenticity. The cover has a slight dullness, but has never been read, and probably never taken off the shelf.
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The Giver.

by Lowry, Lois.

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1993.
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Inked name, else fine in fine dust jacket with the faintest of wear.
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First edition, first printing.
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Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1993. First edition, first printing. Inked name, else fine in fine dust jacket with the faintest of wear. Winner of the Newbery Award for 1994.
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THE GIVER

by Lowry, Lois

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2013
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Fine
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 2013. Hardcover. Fine. Collector's Edition, signed by Lois Lowry and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity and printed note from the publisher. The haunting story of twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Winner of the 1994 Newberry Medal. Octavo. Full brown leather binding, with… Read more
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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1993
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Very Good+
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First edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Near Fine. 8vo. [10], 180, [2] pp. Bound in red cloth with gold lettering on the spine. Price of $13.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. A nice copy of this Newbery Medal winner, one of the most popular of the modern Newbery winners. A Very Good+… Read more
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GIVER - DADOR DE RECUERDOS (LIBRO I)

by LOWRY, LOIS

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2009
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9788424135843
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The Giver (Special Signed Edition/ First Printing!)

by Lois Lowry

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2015
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1st Edition Thus 1st Printing
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Houghton Mifflin, 2015. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. New/New. Signed Special Edition! First Edition Thus/First printing, number-line to 1 (Houghton Mifflin; 2015) This book is signed by Lois Lowry on the special publisher's signing page, her autograph only. The book is in perfect, UNREAD condition, Hardcovers are perfect, sharp corners, Spine is perfect, not even a "push" to… Read more
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The Giver (Newbery Medal Book)

by Lowry, Lois

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1993
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9780395645666
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Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993. Sixth printing. Clean and tight. Signed and dated 1994 by Lowry on the title page. No inscription. A little shelfwear and bumping. Looks nice in new mylar.. Hardcover. Collectible-Very Good/Very Good. Middle Grade.
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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1993
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HM, 1993. later printing, mint in dj signed by Lowry, this title won the Newbery, has Newbery sticker on cover signed by author as issued. Signed by Author. Cloth. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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1986
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Later printing
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9780395645666
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, 1986. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Inscribed, signed, and dated by Lowry on the titlepage. Does not appear to be a first edition, 1993. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 180 pp., clean unmarked text, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, Newbery medal sticker on the front panel of the dust jacket.… Read more
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The Giver (The Literacy Bridge - Large Print)

by Lois Lowry

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2004-12-09
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9780786271542
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The Giver (Newberry Medal Book) Lois Lowry

by Lois Lowry

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1993-04-01
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1993-04-01. Hardcover. Good. 1st edition 5th printing - minor wear to dust jacket (now in mylar cover) Newbery Medal sticker on dust jacket - some staining to page edge - owner's name inside front cover - slight stain on cover - otherwise binding strong contents clean - enjoy
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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1993
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Later Printing
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9780395645666
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New York: HMH Books for Young Readers. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. Later Printing. Hardcover. 0395645662 . International orders may require additional postage. ; Inscribed on the title page by Lois Lowry. ; Giver Quartet; 8.30 X 5.50 X 0.40 inches; 192 pages; Signed by Author .
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The Giver (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Readers Circle (Prebound))

by Lois Lowry

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2002-09-01
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9780613722667
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry

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1994-01-01
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9780440824404
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry

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1999-05-11
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9780553571332
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry

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1994-04-01
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9780440900795
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry

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Magus Books
Published
1993
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Collectible; Very Good
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9780395645666
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company , 1993. Hardcover. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. personalized inscription signed by Lowry on title page. used hardcover edition in a mylar-protected dust jacket. third printing. light scuffing to jacket; minor bumping to jacket edges; small tear to front jacket panel near spine; jacket is NOT price clipped. slight cocking to spine; faint scuffing to… Read more
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The Giver (illustrated; gift edition)

by Lois Lowry

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2011-10-25
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9780547424774
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The Giver (Japanese Edition)

by Lois Lowry

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2010-01-01
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9784794808264
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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2015
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Special Edition
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Houghton Mifflin, 2015. Special Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Signed Special Edition, 2nd printing, number-line from 10-2. This book is signed by Lois Lowry on the special publisher's tipped-in signing page. Book and dust jacket in fine condition.
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry.

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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Houghton Mifflin/Boston. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s). 5th or later Printing 180 pp. Book/dust jacket condition: NF (red boards bright, clean; no markings/flaws found inside or out)/VG (no Newbery sticker (printed before award announced?); moderate edgewear to top and bottom; not sunned; barcode crossed through by black marker). 1st Ed., 5th Printing/First Edition, Fifth… Read more
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The Giver (21st Century Reference)

by Lowry, Lois

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1994-08-01
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9780440219071
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Laurel Leaf, 1994-08-01. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Has moderate shelf and/or corner wear. Great used condition. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations.Over 1,000,000 satisfied customers since 1997! Choose expedited shipping (if available) for much faster delivery. Delivery confirmation on all US orders.
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The Giver (Large Print)

by Lois Lowry

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POOR
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9780786200559
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Thorndike Pr. Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.
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The Giver (Audio CD)

by Lois Lowry

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2001
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New
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9780807262030
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Listening Library, 2001. Audio CD. New. unabridged edition. 4 pages. 5.00x5.75x1.00 inches.
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry

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2006-01-24
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Used:Good
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9780385732550
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The Giver: With Related Readings (The Emc Masterpiece Series Access Editions)

by Lois Lowry

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2002-01-01
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9780821924068
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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2013
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9789575709853
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Tai WAN Dong Fang/Tsai Fong Books, 2013. Paperback. New. 264 pages. 8.20x5.80x0.90 inches.
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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2010
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9784794808264
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Shinhyoron, 2010. Hardcover. New. 253 pages. Japanese language. 7.64x5.20x1.10 inches.
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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2006-01-24
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9780385732550
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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9789575709853
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TAI WAN DONG FANG. New. Special order direct from the distributor
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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2014
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As New
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First Edition
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9780544430785
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HMH, 2014. First Edition/First Printing Thus. Movie tie-in edition. Very Fine condition, never opened. Brodart protected, ships in a box.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
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6th Printing
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. Tight and square. Faint foxing to top page edges, else fine. 6th printing of first edition. Newberry Medal winner for dstinguished contribution to American Literature for children., In mylar. . 6th Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Giver (Newbery Medal Book)

by Lois Lowry

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1993-04-01
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9780395645666
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Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 1993-04-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.
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The Giver (Graphic Novel) (1) (Giver Quartet)

by Lowry, Lois

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9780544157880
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The Giver (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Readers Circle (Prebound))

by Lois Lowry

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2002-09-01
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9780613722667
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The Giver (Audio CD)

by Lois Lowry

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2001
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New
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9780807262030
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Listening Library, 2001. Audio CD. New. unabridged edition. 4 pages. 5.00x5.75x1.00 inches.
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The Giver

by Lois Lowry

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1994-09
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9780606069908
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Giver: Novel-Ties Study Guide

by Lois Lowry

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Ergodebooks
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1995-01-01
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9781569823118
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Learning Links, 1995-01-01. Paperback. Used:Good.
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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Time Traveler Books
Published
1993
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
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Later Printing
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9780395645666
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New York: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. Later Printing. Hardcover. 0395645662 . International orders may require additional postage. ; Newbery Medal Book; 0.4 x 8.3 x 5.5 Inches; 192 pages .
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The Giver

by Lowry, Lois

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Time Traveler Books
Published
1993
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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
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Later Printing
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9780395645666
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New York: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1993. Later Printing. Hardcover. 0395645662 . Previous owner's name. International orders may require additional postage. ; Newbery Medal Book; 0.4 x 8.3 x 5.5 Inches; 192 pages .
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The Giver (Giver Quartet)

by Lowry, Lois

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2012-09-25
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9780547995663
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