The Giver was the hottest book in my early days as a teacher. We simply could not keep in on the shelf. I bought mutiple copies and the kids wore them out. Then what happened? No one reads it anymore. This is the cover I remember:
Here’s another cover. Very Science Fiction-looking, don’t you think?
Ready or not, this “modern classic” will be a movie, opening August 14. Check out the trailer
Lois Lowry talks about the changes made for the movie: