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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.

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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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Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Lowry returns with the eagerly anticipated companion to "Gathering Blue" and "The Giver," winner of the Newbery Medal.

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

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Michael Taylor, February 17, 2007 (view all comments by Michael Taylor)
The Messenger, Gathering Blue and The Giver can be read in any order and each stands on its own merits but those who enjoy any individual title will want to read all three because the stories are beautifully interwoven. Lowry still needs to resolve some of the story lines and things brought up in this continuing tale and so look forward to reading additional books about these characters, their very believable communities and world they live in.
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ISBN:
9780440239123
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Community life
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Situations / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20060124
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
6.89 x 4.27 x .5 in .2 lb
Age Level:
12-17

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Product details 176 pages Laurel Leaf - English 9780440239123 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

"Synopsis" by , Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Lowry returns with the eagerly anticipated companion to "Gathering Blue" and "The Giver," winner of the Newbery Medal.
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