Lois Lowery's The Giver is wonderful distopian novel about a society with no memories, emotion, or family. Jonas and his fellow "twelves" can hardly wait for the ceremony that will give them the job that they will do for the rest of their lives. As the elders go through the list of children and assign them jobs such as "nurturer, Birth mother, and Health Director." Jonas, on the other hand, is given the special job of Receiver of Memory.

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