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Middle-Grade Dystopias (79 books)

Middle-Grade Dystopias (79 books)

There's a reason movie-makers snatched up the film rights to these hits: they're good stories that will look amazing on the big screen. Read the books now, see the movies later, and then decide which one you think is better.

On the Big Screen

Here’s an adaptation that will allow many viewers to draw comparisons to the text; The Giver by Lois Lowry is still taught on some middle school syllabi. The Giver will be released this summer.

If you still haven't read Lois Lowry's classic "The Giver," definitely give it a try before the movie comes out in August! #books

Books to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

The Giver (Book) : Lowry, Lois : Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

2) The Giver by Lois Lowry.  One of my favorite novels that led to my interest in dystopian societies.

Good Reads: My Summer Reading List

Son by Lois Lowry

Looking forward to October's YA reads

SON by Lois Lowry will be publishing October Quartet includes The Giver, Gathering Blue and Messenger.

First dystopian novel I read & loved...

The Giver (Delacorte Press) : Paperback : Lois Lowry : 9780385732550

Another profound read for young adults / teens. Lois Lowry takes the reader to alternate realities and shows us the importance of pain, emotion, choice, the significance of family, the treasure of secrets, and the horror of euthanasia. It is a rare author that can teach so much in so few pages.

"The Giver" by Lois Lowry