The Giver is a novel by Lois Lowry about a boy named Jonas who lives in a conformist utopic Community. The Giver, a wise man who carries the memories of the Community, begins giving Jonas memories, showing him the ways the Community kills its infants that fail to conform. Jonas and the Giver prepare to change the Community order. Eventually, Jonas learns that his baby brother Gabriel is going to be killed and so, without saying goodbye to the Giver, escape to Elsewhere, where they find a home celebrating Christmas.
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