The Giver is set in a dystopian society where no one knows the history of the society except for a select few that are assigned to be the receiver of memories. Young Jonas is selected to be the receiver for his generation. He trains with the current receiver, where he uncovers the secrets of his society and the world.
This was a very enjoyable and though provoking read for me. Lowry does a great job of world building. I quickly felt like I was a part of the society, and she gave great detail to help imagine what life would be like living there. I also love how the author developed Jonas