This is Jonas, he is an 11, and he's about to be an adult. He lives in a utopian society,
as an adult.Jonas is about to turn 12. At this is age the elders get to choose what job you'll be doing. Jonas is nerves about what he'll be doing.
This is a ceremony for the kids that move up a new year. Jonas gets skipped. Jonas is called lasted to be The Receiver of Memory.
Jonas has been trained as the receiver. Because of his position he's allowed to ask any question that no one is allowed to ask. He learns about the "release" and he was truly up set because his dad is murdering lives
With the memories the giver gave him, jonas makes up a plan to escape with gabe (a baby that jonas's father nurtered. Together they'll escape, running at night and sleeping by day, jonas wants to escape to 'Elsewhere'.
In the end, jonas and gabe experienced starving, cold weather, and fear. Jonas reminbered what the giver gave him. They had a bond of love. They was sledding down a mountian and they started seeing light.