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Lois Lowry

by Joel Chaston

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lowry, Lois -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Youth -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Children"s stories, American -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-145) and index.

      StatementJoel D. Chaston.
      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 687
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.O923 Z64 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 153 p. ;
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL662773M
      ISBN 100805740341
      LC Control Number97008271

        The Giver by Lois Lowry Just an 8th-grade teacher reading a fantastic book aloud. Why? I was tired of trying to find a decent audiobook online to use in the classroom, so I decided to make my own. Book Summary “The Giver” is about an eleven-year-old boy who lives in a special community. When the story begins, he wonders if what he feels is fear. Then he decides it can’t be. Frightened is too strong a word. Lois Lowry Biography. Born in in Honolulu, Hawaii, Lois Lowry was an Army brat. Her father was a dentist in the Army.

      The author of The Giver, Lois Lowry, has said that the idea for the book was triggered by her visits to her father, who was losing his memory. Her book started as a kind of exploration of what.   Jonas has taken several challenges throughout this book. “The Giver” is an engrossing book packed with colorful detail and suspense, it will surprise you all the way until the end. One of the novel’s themes is everyone should have a freedom of choice, which is important and meaningful. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry, Laurel-Leaf, pp.

      Lois Lowry. CITY OF BIRTH Honolulu. STATE/PROVIDENCE OF BIRTH Hawaii. COUNTRY OF BIRTH United States of America. CURRENT CITY Cambridge. CURRENT STATE/PROVIDENCE Massachusetts. A Summer to Die, my first book, is a fictionalized retelling of the early death of my sister, and of the effect of such a loss on a family. Number the Stars. Lois Lowry. 28, likes 22 talking about this. Welcome to the official Lois Lowry Author Page! This is the #1 destination on Facebook for all news related to Lois, her books, and her writing.


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