The Giver is Back!

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:

http://io9.com/lois-lowry-explains-how-the-giver-movie-improves-on-her-1610582880

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