Who reads The Giver of Stars audiobook?

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, read by Julia Whelan.

Why was The Giver of Stars controversial?

The controversy revolves around possible plagiarism on Jojo Moyes part, asserting that parts of The Giver of Stars are too similar to The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek to be a coincidence.

What should I read if I loved the giver of the stars?

Read-Alike Recommendations: The Giver of Stars, by Jojo Moyes
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  • Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty.
  • The Alice Network by Kate Quinn.
  • The Gown by Jennifer Robson.
  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal.

Who reads The Giver of Stars audiobook? – Related Questions

What age group reads The Giver?

I recommend this book for kids 11 years or older, but the actual decision is up to the parent. Overall, I think this book was interesting and fun to read.

What age should someone read The Giver?

The Giver is one of the books you probably read as a kid, somewhere between late elementary or middle school and early high school, depending on your school and curriculum.

What is inappropriate in The Giver book?

The Giver has mild sexual references. For example, the Elders discuss how love leads to sex, which leads to murder and death. The Elders therefore believe that emotions are negative and the word ‘love’ is banished. People of all ages are not allowed to touch anyone who is not a member of their direct nuclear family.

Why are books forbidden in The Giver?

The first notable banning case was in California in 1994. Parents complained of violent and sexual passages, and the book was temporarily banned. In 1995, parents in Montana challenged the book due to infanticide and euthanasia, and the school required parental permission before reading it.

At what age does age no longer matter in The Giver?

Once he is Twelve, age will not matter anymore. He will be an adult, ready to begin training for his Assignment.

What rule did father break in The Giver?

For example, when Jonas’ father breaks a rule by checking a list to see what name an infant, who is not sleeping soundly or developing as quickly as he should, will be given at the naming ceremony, Jonas is awed.

How were kids punished in The Giver?

The punishment used for small children was a regulated system of smacks with the discipline wand: a thin, flexible weapon that stung painfully when it was wielded.

What is Jonas first startling and disturbing Memory?

Jonas’s first startling and disturbing memory in The Giver is of an elephant that poachers kill and then take the tusks from. Jonas is disturbed by the killing of the animal, but he is also greatly disturbed by another elephant that comes and mourns the dead one.

What is the most painful memory Jonas receives?

The Giver now includes pain in Jonas’ everyday training, and, finally, Jonas receives the worst memory of all: the memory of warfare and death.

What was the most painful memory for Jonas?

In Chapter 14 of Lois Lowry’s book The Giver, Jonas experiences intense pain when The Giver transmits to him a memory of a violent sledding crash.

What is Jonas biggest fear?

Jonas’ biggest fear is that they will starve to death. Jonas finds some berries and catches some fish, but he is aware of constant hunger. ‘Once he had yearned for choice. Then, when he had had a choice, he had made the wrong one: the choice to leave.

What was Jonas first painful memory?

Jonas goes to The Giver and receives his first memory, that of sledding down a hill in the snow. He also receives the memory of sunburn, his first encounter with pain in a memory. Jonas sees Fiona’s hair “change” the same way the apple did. When he asks The Giver about it, the old man explains to him all about color.

What part of the body did Jonas hurt?

The weather changes, and Jonas feels cold and hunger and pain from his twisted ankle.

How does Jonas get Gabe to sleep?

Also, Jonas makes use of his knowledge and abilities by transmitting a calm, peaceful memory to Gabe so that the infant will sleep until they are safely away from the community.

What does Jonas whisper to Gabriel?

In the middle of the night, Jonas whispers to Gabriel about colors and memories and grandparents and love, telling him that things could be different than they are. The next morning, Jonas throws away his pill (to stop the Stirrings, remember?).

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