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THE GIVER Wins Truly Moving Picture Award from Heartland Film

August 07, 2014

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Heartland Film - who's mission is "To inspire filmmakers & audiences through the transformative power of film" - has awarded their "Truly Moving Picture Award" to THE GIVER!  Heartland Film's Artistic Director, Tim Irwin, explained that, “The Truly Moving Picture Award jury felt ‘The Giver’ was a strong film filled with interesting messages… A...

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“Why We Need THE GIVER” – Rebecca Cusey

August 06, 2014

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The liberty that defines an American life lies at the very heart of The Giver, argues Rebecca Cusey in her recent article. Read below for more highlights as to why she feels this way: "more recent teen heroes owe their success to the 1993 novel that started the dystopian teen craze. Before Katniss...

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‘The Giver’ Is Not Just Another Teen Franchise

August 05, 2014

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Sarah Gundell of Examiner.com writes about how The Giver lives in a category of it's own, despite the media's insistence of including it in the Young Adult dystopian genre. Check out some excerpts from the article below! "It’s important to remember: The Giver is not just another YA movie. It is something so...

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The Giver Quiz!

August 04, 2014

Have you ever wondered what assignment you would be given if you lived in Jonas' Community? Would you be a teacher? A birth mother? The next Receiver of Memory perhaps? Take the quiz now and find out!

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The Portland Herald (from Lowry’s home state of Maine) Interviews the Author

August 04, 2014

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A newspaper from Lois Lowry's home state of Maine interviews her in celebration of the upcoming movie release. Lowry describes how her childhood shaped her writing, the development of The Giver novel, and her involvement with the film's making. See below for more highlights! Lowry describes her childhood as shy: “'I remember starting seventh grade...

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