In the first chapter, it says that every day the family has a talk about what they are feeling that day.That day Lily was feeling angry because a visitor kept on cutting the line for the slide at the playground.
get in the tub
In this chapter, Jonas' father had brought home a new born named Gabriel. Jonas' father is a nurturer, and Gabriel was given an extra year to mature so that is why he is with their family.
As the Receiver of Memory
In this chapter, Jonas goes to volunteer at the House of The Old with his friends Asher and Fiona. While volunteering he had to bathe an old woman named Larissa, and she was talking about another woman named Edna and how she does not like her, and that she is not very smart.
In this chapter Jonas experiences something he had never felt before. It is called a stirring, and he had his first one while dreaming.He had dreamt about Fiona, and he was kind of angry because she laughed at him in his dream when he had asked her to get into the bathtub. Now jonas has to take pills to push down those feelings every morning.
In this chapter, it is the Ceremony of Twelves and Jonas was skipped for them to announce his job. But once he was called to find out his future, he was very surprised and so was every one else. Jonas got the most honorable jobs, The Receiver of Memory.Which mean he will hold the memory of the whole world.
In chapter ten, is when Jonas gets his first memory for his job. In order to receive the memory, it has to be through touch and remembrance.The first memory he received was snow, and he was riding on a sled without a destination, and he was having so much fun.