Video THE GIVER Movie Featurette

“What would happen if we could manipulate human memory?”—Lois Lowry on what inspired THE GIVER

You’re even closer to receiving your destiny with this incredible movie featurette—a behind-the-scenes peek at the THE GIVER starring Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep, arriving in theaters on August 15, 2014. PLUS, hear from author Lois Lowry on how her beloved, classic story first took shape. WATCH below and scroll down for more:


Experience THE GIVER on audio
What better way to revisit this classic before you see it in theaters than by listening to the acclaimed audiobook read by Ron Rifkin? In fact, you can find the entire Giver quartet on audiobook here.


Audio Praise for THE GIVER:
“Winner of the 1994 Newbery Award, Lowry’s story sparks emotion and response from adults and children alike. This is a compelling prospect for family listening…Sharing this audiobook in a family or a classroom offers a valuable opportunity to respond to and discuss Lowry’s moving novel.”—AudioFile

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More Praise for THE GIVER:
“The simplicity and directness of Lowry’s writing force readers to grapple with their own thoughts.”—Booklist, starred review

“The theme of balancing the values of freedom and security is beautifully presented.”—The Horn Book Magazine, starred review

WM_LogoV_BW copySee the movie on August 15, 2014
Discover more about the major motion picture on Walden Media’s website.

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