Did you like "The Giver" by Lois Lowry?

I liked it, but I'm not sure it was all it's cracked up to be. I thought the message was powerful, but I just was not satisfied when I finished the last page. I thought Lowry could have made it MUCH longer, and could have maybe even added some more survival themes or added a "Hatchet" by Gary... show more I liked it, but I'm not sure it was all it's cracked up to be. I thought the message was powerful, but I just was not satisfied when I finished the last page. I thought Lowry could have made it MUCH longer, and could have maybe even added some more survival themes or added a "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen element into it. What did you think about the theme? Were you satisfied, particularly with the length and ending? Should there have been more, in general?
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