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Publisher Comments:

Lois Lowry’s Messenger continues the quartet beginning with the quintessential dystopian novel, The Giver, and Gathering Blue, followed by Son.

For the past six years, Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man, known for his special sight. Village was a place that welcomed newcomers, but something sinister has seeped into Village and the people have voted to close it to outsiders. Matty has been invaluable as a messenger. Now he must make one last journey through the treacherous forest with his only weapon, a power he unexpectedly discovers within himself.

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Synopsis:

The companion novel to Lowry's Newbery Medal winner "The Giver" follows young Matty as he makes one last journey through the treacherous forest with his only weapon, a power he unexpectedly discovers within himself.

Synopsis:

Messenger is the masterful third novel in the Giver Quartet, which began with the dystopian bestseller The Giver, now a major motion picture.

 

Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man known for his special sight. Village once welcomed newcomers, but something sinister has seeped into Village and the people have voted to close it to outsiders. Matty has been invaluable as a messenger. Now he must risk everything to make one last journey through the treacherous forest with his only weapon, a power he unexpectedly discovers within himself.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author

Lois Lowry was twice the recipient of the Newbery Medal, for Number the Stars and for The Giver. She lives in Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385737166
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Publisher:
Bantam Books for Young Readers
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Community life
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Values and Virtues
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20090131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
6.92x4.22x.51 in. .20 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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Product details 176 pages Bantam Books for Young Readers - English 9780385737166 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The companion novel to Lowry's Newbery Medal winner "The Giver" follows young Matty as he makes one last journey through the treacherous forest with his only weapon, a power he unexpectedly discovers within himself.
"Synopsis" by , Messenger is the masterful third novel in the Giver Quartet, which began with the dystopian bestseller The Giver, now a major motion picture.

 

Matty has lived in Village and flourished under the guidance of Seer, a blind man known for his special sight. Village once welcomed newcomers, but something sinister has seeped into Village and the people have voted to close it to outsiders. Matty has been invaluable as a messenger. Now he must risk everything to make one last journey through the treacherous forest with his only weapon, a power he unexpectedly discovers within himself.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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