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In the book The Giver by Lois Lowry, the Giver hands down memories to Jonas, a 12 year old. What was the first memory the Giver gave to Jonas?

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From The Giver - very last paragraph of chapter 10:

"'I'm going to give you the memory of snow,' the old man said, and placed his hands on Jonas' bare back."

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In "The Giver," Jonas' first memory is about the snow. The snow teaches him about the hill and the sled. The snow formed a hill for Jonas to go sledding on.

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The first memory Jonas received was the memory about someone sledding down a hill that was covered in snow. He had felt the feeling the exhilaration of movement and speed even though he has never felt snow or strong wind or even a hill. The wind had kept his face really cold as he went down the hill, his speed growing.

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