When Jonas is chosen to be the new Receiver of Memories he meets his incumbent –– The Giver, a man who is tasked with holding onto the community’s collective experiences and memories.
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9th-10th News 1010L
Drones Put Spying Eyes in The Sky
9th-10th Informational Text 1160L
Total Control in North Korea
11th-12th Short Story 1030L
The Big Trip Up Yonder
9th-10th Informational Text 1280L
Would You Marry a Stranger?
11th-12th Informational Text 1310L
What Your Most Vivid Memories Say About You
Burning a Book
Dulce et Decorum Est
9th-10th Speech 1110L
Fear Is Simple and Profound
9th-10th Informational Text 1190L
9th-10th Informational Text
Nazi Germany's 'Euthanasia' Program
At A Window
7th-8th Poem 1090L
The Road Not Taken