Read by Ron Rifkin4 hours, 48 minutes4 CD'sDecember is the time of the annual Ceremony at which each twelve-year-old receives a life assignment determined by the Elders. Jonas watches his friend Fiona named Caretaker of the Old and his cheerful pal Asher labeled the Assistant Director of Recreation. But Jonas has been chosen for something special. When his selection leads him to an unnamed man-the man called only the Giver-he begins to sense the dark secrets that underlie the fragile perfection of his world.Book Details:Format: Audio BookPublication Date: 2/27/2001Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
A Newbery Medal–winning classic is reinvented in a gift edition format with illustrations from the acclaimed artist Bagram Ibatoulline. Since winning the Newbery Medal in 1994, Lois Lowry’s The Giver has become one of the most influential novels of our time.This new illustrated edition, a celebration of the book’s standard of excellence and of Lowry’s illustrious writing, makes a perfect gift. The text is complemented by thirteennew illustrations from the acclaimed artist Bagram Ibatoulline. Also included are a new introduction by the author and her inspiring Newbery Medal acceptance speech. The new content and gift packaging now make it easier than ever to introduce young readers to this riveting modern classic, and provide a fresh edition for its legions of fans. The story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community. The Giver is the first in the trilogy of books that includes Gathering Blue and The Messenger.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/25/2011Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/1/1993 Pages: 192 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
This deluxe, twenty-year anniversary boxed set includes the Newbery Medal -- winning The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and the 2012 fourth and final installment to the Giver Quartet, Son. Enter this dystopian, futuristic world through all four hardcovers with newly designed, stunning jackets on a page-turning dystopian journey that concludes the masterpiece The Giver started twenty years ago. The perfect gift and addition to a fan's library! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/5/2013Pages: 1088Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives. In Spanish.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1996Pages: 172Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Playful and lighthearted with a subversive twist that is signature Lane Smith, It’s a Book is a delightful manifesto on behalf of print in the digital age. This satisfying, perfectly executed picture book has something to say to readers of all stripes and all ages.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/10/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Now in diapers! For the youngest of readers who still prefer to chew on a book rather than read it, It's a Little Book asks what a book is for--Is it for chewing? Is it for wearing?--and answers the question in a warm and charming way. As funny and captivating as the bestselling It's a Book, It's a Little Book promises to delight a new generation of readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/30/2011Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
There are all kinds of kisses in the world, for all different occasions:congratulations kissesI'm sorry kissesbutterfly kissesgood night kissesA kiss is a wonderful way to show someone you care.Show someone you care--share this book and a kiss! Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 12/4/2001 Pages: 16 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Enjoyable, informative, and just plain nice.--Booklist From cuddling koalas to friendly penguins, an array of animals illustrates fun, sweet, and silly examples of how to be nice, showing simple ways young children can show they care for those around them. Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein's lyrical text and funny illustrations make this a wonderful introduction to manners. Book Details:-Format: Board Book-Publication Date: 12/5/2013-Pages: 30-Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Originally published in mini hardcover (paper over board) editions, four of Todd Parr's very first books are now available in a chunky board book format with brand new cover designs. Bold and bright, funny and reassuring, these are perfect packages for preschoolers and will stand up to the repeated readings they are guaranteed to get!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/8/2004Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Have a Hug!There are all kinds of hugs.Porcupine hugs are done very carefully.Knee hugs are good for hugging someone tall.And piggyback hugs are the best way to see a parade.From birthday hugs to Great-Aunt Mary hugs, every hug has a purpose even a lamppost hug.You should never hug tomorrow when you can hug today.But which hug will you choose? Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 12/4/2001 Pages: 30 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Teeth–they come in handy when you chew or smile! In Dr. Seuss’s hilarious ode to teeth, little ones will laugh out loud as they find out all the things teeth can do and how to take care of them so they last a lifetime! All the fun and charm of the original book are in this new board book version for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 6/24/2003Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Children express different moods, including "I feel very mad," "I feel like reading books all day," and "I feel like wearing funny underwear."Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/21/2005Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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