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The TEACHERS ARE GIVERS contest is here!

June 02, 2014

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Coming Soon… TEACHERS ARE GIVERS Contest!

May 30, 2014

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Are you using technology to teach The Giver? We want to hear about it! Check back Monday for a new contest rewarding innovative teachers! Win cash prizes for yourself and your school, and the chance to host a hometown screening of The Giver movie in August!

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In Celebration of Maya Angelou

May 28, 2014

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Today we celebrate the memory of Maya Angelou. Her life showed us the power of words and their ability to inspire:  "The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind." (I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)  In The Giver, Jonas says, “There’s nothing. There’s nothing we can do. It’s always been...

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Photo Tour of Children’s Book Week

May 27, 2014

Last week, all fifty U.S. states shared in the exciting 95th annual Children's Book Week! Librarians, authors, booksellers, and children gathered together to celebrate a wonderful love of reading. Part of the long list of events was Lois Lowry's talk at the Library of Congress. We're proud to have the author of Walden's upcoming movie, The Giver, be part of this nationwide literary...

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Veronica Roth Inspired by “The Giver”

May 22, 2014

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Veronica Roth, writer of the popular dystopian series Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, reflects on how The Giver inspired her work: “Suffice it to say that THE GIVER was my first taste of what was possible for me as a writer: I could write about a disturbing world that did not yet exist.” “[The Giver] made me realize...

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