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Gift of “The Giver” Inspires Judge and Community

Saturday, June 10th, 2006

Sloan said the book idea evolved earlier this year when a teenage boy frustrated her. In an effort to get through to him, she told him to go to the library, check out a book called The Giver and be ready to talk about it with her the next time he was in court.

When he returned, he obviously had not checked out the book. So Sloan gave him a personal copy. She’s still expecting to talk about it with him next time he’s in.

The encounter got her thinking.