Annotated Bibliography of the Giver by Lois Lowry

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Jay Cupp
Mrs. Martin Brown
Advanced Composition 12
04-04-13
Annotated Bibliography: The Giver
“The Giver." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 05 Feb. 2013. Web. 03 May 2013.
This Article from Wikipedia is an overall summary of the book, The Giver by Lois Lowry.

This source from Wikipedia includes detailed information about the book; including a summary of the plot, character analysis, information about the author and why the book was written, and more. The source is a credible one because Wikipedia uses sources from all over the web to bring information to one place. Every fact in the article is backed up by a source in the bottom of the page.

Lowry, Lois. The Giver. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993. Print.
The book The Giver by Lois Lowry is my basic source for my papers. The story involves a young boy named Jonas, who lives in an a futuristic attempt of a utopia. In this utopia, there is no hate, no color, no war, and very little decisions from the citizens. Once Jonas is selected to become the community’s “Receiver”, he learns the truth behind the government and takes actions into his own hands to return society to how it once was. The source is reputable because it is the original book written by Lois Lowry.

Sparknotes Editors. "The Giver." SparkNotes. SparkNotes, 14 July 2010. Web. 20 May 2013.
This source from the Sparknotes website includes a detailed summary of the book The Giver, including a very in-depth character analysis and theme review. This source also has several comparisons noting the symbolism and themes in the book. Sparknotes is a reputable source because its editors include well accredited critics of literature, as well as qualified staff who can edit and approve articles that have been posted. Sparknotes is a commonly well known source for the summarization and analysis of all types of literature.
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