The main character in the story that becomes the receiver of memory
Jonas
A veichele with two wheels that children get at the ceremony of nine
Bicycle
What Jonas and his family are part of (like a town nowadays)
Community
The character who transfers the memory's to Jonas
Giver
The thing that children receive from the chief elder at the ceremony of twelve
Assignment
White powdery flakes that fall from the sky when it's below freezing
Snow
Something the pill controls
Stirrings
Older people in the community that are part of the committee and make some decisions
Elders
Something that will always be in your mind for you to remember
Memory
To be praised to a high degree
Honored
To laugh at with comtempt and derision
Jeer
Mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger
Apprehensive
Jonas's sister
Lily
Check and sort through carefully
Sift
A stuffed animal that is issued to an infant until the child becomes an eight
Comfort object
Another name for a home
Dwelling
A female that is assigned to give birth to three children within three years and then becomes a laborer
Birthmother
A place where salmon are raised for people's consumption
Hatchery
Newborns or infants in the community
Newchildren
A building that stores records about citizens and events
Hall of Open Records