Through his wisdom and mannerism, Jonas is selected as the Receiver of Memory, a post that distinguishes him from others and gives him authority . He follows the rules and receives wisdom in the form of memories, but soon becomes upset with the rules that run his community. So, Jonas takes action and finally, with the help of his father, gets rid of the society . At the end, The two go to Elsewhere in search of freedom, hope, life and colors.
The book is a lot adventure and I would really recommend it for kids who love this genre.