How Long to Read The Giver

By Lois Lowry

How Long Does it Take to Read The Giver?

It takes the average reader 4 hours to read The Giver by Lois Lowry

Assuming a reading speed of 250 words per minute. Learn more


Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade.

How long is The Giver?

The Giver by Lois Lowry is 240 pages long, and a total of 60,000 words.

This makes it 81% the length of the average book. It also has 73% more words than the average book.

How Long Does it Take to Read The Giver Aloud?

The average oral reading speed is 183 words per minute. This means it takes 5 hours and 27 minutes to read The Giver aloud.

What Reading Level is The Giver?

The Giver is suitable for students ages 12 and up.

Note that there may be other factors that effect this rating besides length that are not factored in on this page. This may include things like complex language or sensitive topics not suitable for students of certain ages.

When deciding what to show young students always use your best judgement and consult a professional.

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