By Lois Lowry
Is a story of a brilliant boy named Jonas who happens to live in a society that is being controlled by the rules and tradition of The Elders. Through his wisdom and mannerism, Jonas is selected as the Receiver of Memory, a post that distinguishes him from others and gives him authority.
A futuristic dystopian / utopian society
Individuality and freedom of choice
Dystopian literature and science fiction