S: G is for Giver!
BC: The authors who wrote this book are Lauren Hodgen and Carly Haffner. We worked together to make this book and choose the designs. I hope you enjoy this book!!! We thank our teachers for their help!
FC: G is for Giver | By: Lauren Hodgen and Carly Haffner | 12/9/10
1: I dedicate this book to my family and dog. -Lauren | I dedicate this book to my family and pets. -Carly
2: Asher is one of Jonas' best friends.Who is also an activities coordinator. | A is for Asher.
3: B is for Birthmother | A lady or girl is chosen to be a birth mother at the 12 year old ceremony. They have very low respect. For the rest of their life they have babies until they get to the house of the old. The babies are given out to people who sign up for babies.
4: c is for Chief Elder | The Chief Elder is one of the workers for the ceremony of twelve's. She announces what the twelve's jobs are. She hands out the children at the naming ceremony.
5: D is for Diminishing. | As Jonas and Gabe flee, they see their community diminishing. The last thing they see is snow before they get to their new community.
6: E is for equal. | Jonas went through a lot of experiences that he got from The Giver when he was in the community, being the receiver.
7: F is for friends. | Jonas' friends are Fiona and Asher. They are all the same age.
8: G is for Gabe | Gabe is a child who is a patient at he Nurturing Center. He has a sleeping problem, and can only sleep well in Jonas' room.
9: H is for House of the Old | House of the Old is a place where elderly people live until they're released.
10: I is for interesting. | This book was very interesting because the people had a very odd community: if you messed up more than two times, you were kicked out of the community. Also they had sameness. They didn't know colors, and they did not have choices.
11: J is for Jonas. | Jonas is the main character who is fearless, because he wants to learn why his community has sameness. He wants to be different.
12: K is for killing. | Later in the book The giver tell Jonas what releasing really is. It is when they give someone a shot of poison.
13: L is for Lily | Lily is Jonas' little sister, who is a rule follower .She gets very upset if someone doesn't follow the rules.
14: M is for mad. | Jonas was mad when he found out no one else saw colors.He really wanted to see colors, and be different.
15: N is for Nurturing Center. | The Nurturing Center is a place where babies go after they are born; until they find a home.
16: O is for Oath. | When the twelve year old kids get their jobs, they have to take an oath so they can do their jobs correct, and follow the rules that apply to their job.
17: P is for pack. | Jonas had to pack food and Gabe so he could escape,if he didn't pack Gabe, he would be released.
18: Q is for Quest. | Quest is a great word to describe the end of the book, because Jonas went on a quest to go to the "real world."
19: R is for respectful | The community that Jonas lives in is very respectful. (not like they have a choice.) Whenever someone makes a mistake , they say,"I forgive you", right away.
20: S is for Sameness. | Sameness is another good word to describe this book,because the community has no emotions, colors, or choices.
21: T is for The Giver. | The Giver is the Receiver of Memory, which means that he gives memories to Jonas, who is the future Receiver of Memory.
22: U is for Unbelievable. | When The Giver announced that Rosemary was his daughter, I thought it was unbelievable because he said she died.
23: V is for victorious. | When Jonas and Gabe escape, and they reach the new community, they felt victorious.
24: W is for Wail. | Gabe wailed when it was his first night sleeping away from Jonas, so that is the reason Jonas took Gabe with him on the "quest." As they were traveling he wailed because he was so cold.
25: X is for x-citing(exciting) | This book was very exciting, because a new page had a "whole other mystery" to it.
26: Y is for yearn. | Jonas yearned to get out of the community because of sameness.
27: Z is for Zero-tolerance. | The community had zero-tolerance for improper grammar because their community had to be perfect.