“Welcome, Receiver of Memory,” she said respectfully. “Oh, please,” he replied uncomfortably. “Call me Jonas.”
Now, for the first time in his twelve years of life, Jonas felt separate, different. He remembered what the Chief Elder had said: that his training would be alone
Then, at last, the Chief Elder called number One to the stage, and the Assignments began.
Finally it was the morning of the Ceremony of Twelve.
Jonas’s Mother tells him that these feelings are called “Stirrings,” that he has to report them every time they happen (awkward!), and that she has a pill that will make
Jonas looks for Asher so they can do their “volunteer hours” after school. This is really the only part of the day, he notes, where he gets to decide what
Chat text (Simplified and Edited by Teacher Lee) Lee Wright 9:04 PM Assignment and text are posted on the padlet: https://padlet.com/LeeWright/MovieClub We’ll start with Chapter One. Pilots, street cleaners, coach,