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Main character Jonas of "The Giver" is, in many ways, a precursor to the Katniss Everdeens and Tris Priors that populate dystopian young adult fiction today.
The summer's biggest cinematic surprise must be the sight of legendary actress Meryl Streep in black and white as a maternalistic movie villain who proclaims "When people have the freedom to choose, they choose wrong every single time."
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This week Slate Plus listeners hear the gabbers continue their conversation about conversations.
Lois Lowry's children's books, such as "The Giver" and "Number The Stars," are famous in many elementary and middle schools, and infamous in others, for subtly addressing grown up subjects like racism, anti-authoritarianism, murder and the Holocaust.
We've collected the books debuting on Indiebound's Indie Bestseller List for the week ending August 10, 2014-a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.
Should grown-ups be spending their time reading young-adult novels, at the risk of missing the supposed riches of fiction written for actual grown-ups? A recent essay in Slate groused about the legions of adults who long ago graduated from the 12th grade but still devour YA fiction at the expense of everything else.
Contributors to 'The Giver' movie soundtrack pop band OneRepublic and executive producer Scooter Braun were among the movie's cast and crew arrivals at the New York premiere held at Ziegfeld Theater.
The Giver " is the kind of movie that can inspire you and drive you crazy at the same time.
Last week's release of "The Giver" in theaters has once again sparked a discussion about the recent slew of political commentary in young adult fiction.
Should grownups be spending their time reading young-adult novels, at the risk of missing the supposed riches of fiction written for actual grownups? A recent essay in Slate groused about the legions of adults who long ago graduated from the 12th grade but still devour YA fiction at the expense of everything else.
We live in an age of constant YA Film Adaptations. Chances are if there's a book series aimed at the tweens, then there's a corresponding film either made or being made.
The box office's obsession with teen-centric dystopian films rages steadily onward, thanks to this week's new release The Giver .
Updated: Tue Aug 26, 2014 08:28 pm
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