The Giver By: Lois Lowry
Biography <ul><li>Born in Hawaii, 1937 </li></ul><ul><li>Middle of 3 kids </li></ul><ul><li>Very solitary child </li></ul>...
Plot of  The Giver <ul><li>Jonas, 11, main character </li></ul><ul><li>Living in a Utopia </li></ul><ul><li>No war, no hat...
The Challenger <ul><li>U.S. schools </li></ul><ul><li>About suicide </li></ul><ul><li>They kill twins because that’s illeg...
My Reaction <ul><li>People should not read a book about suicide if they don’t want to. If they do read it and don’t like i...
Other challenged books <ul><li>None </li></ul>
Email from Lois Lowry <ul><li>I am always disappointed when THE GIVER is challenged because it means people (those who cha...
Bibliography <ul><li>www.usatoday.com/life/books </li></ul><ul><li>www.loislowry.com/bio </li></ul><ul><li>www.forbiddenfr...
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The Giver Challenged Books Slide Show[1]

  1. 1. The Giver By: Lois Lowry
  2. 2. Biography <ul><li>Born in Hawaii, 1937 </li></ul><ul><li>Middle of 3 kids </li></ul><ul><li>Very solitary child </li></ul><ul><li>Had great imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Married at 19 </li></ul><ul><li>Had 4 kids </li></ul><ul><li>Divorced at 40 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Plot of The Giver <ul><li>Jonas, 11, main character </li></ul><ul><li>Living in a Utopia </li></ul><ul><li>No war, no hate, no prejudice </li></ul><ul><li>Given career at age 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Jonas is Receiver of Memory </li></ul><ul><li>Has to learn & see all the memories of the good and bad </li></ul><ul><li>Has a hard time, escapes & dies </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Challenger <ul><li>U.S. schools </li></ul><ul><li>About suicide </li></ul><ul><li>They kill twins because that’s illegal </li></ul><ul><li>Kill people for opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t show that suicide is a bad way to get rid of your problems. </li></ul>
  5. 5. My Reaction <ul><li>People should not read a book about suicide if they don’t want to. If they do read it and don’t like it just don’t read it again. Some people might like the books you don’t like. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other challenged books <ul><li>None </li></ul>
  7. 7. Email from Lois Lowry <ul><li>I am always disappointed when THE GIVER is challenged because it means people (those who challenge it) are afraid of thinking. Lois Lowry </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>www.usatoday.com/life/books </li></ul><ul><li>www.loislowry.com/bio </li></ul><ul><li>www.forbiddenfruitconfrence.wetpaint.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.sparknotes.com/lit/books </li></ul>

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