The Giver is a book by Lois Lowery. The book takes place in a perfect society, with no imperfections, no color, or creativity.
Jonas gets the job of the new receiver of memory which is important because there is only 1 and the one previous receiver failed
The Giver, Jonas's mentor, transmits or gives memories of all of the past world to Jonas including: hurting, joy, war, creativity, and color
Jonas has been training for a year and comes to a decision, that the the community that they live in is wrong. Jonas decides to leave the community.
Jonas comes to love Gabriel, his dad's infant project, and the day before Jonas leaves he learns that Gabriel is going to be released, their way of killing off part of the population that has done wrong or is not perfectly healthy
Jonas decides to leave his community on a bike and save Gabriel by taking him with himself to escape to elsewhere. The book leaves us on a cliffhanger. We decide if he dies or if he finds salvation in a family with love, joy, and music.