by Lois Lowry
Jonus has been chosen for an honor rarely given in his perfect community where there are no choices, no fear, no pain. He will receive truth – and nothing will ever be the same.
Book Summary (108 pages)
Setting: The Community
Related Studies: Abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, communities, families, educational systems
This story is particularly well suited for students who are not strong readers, but desire mature subject matter.