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Lois Lowry Presentation
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Varied Content and Style
'Leave them wanting more' Middle Child (One brother, one sister)
Father was a military officer
Attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island
Settled in Maine and gave birth to four children
Written over 30 books for children and young adults
Newbery Award Winner
Books translated into eight languages Influences on Lowry Her childhood
Life as a wife and mother
Books from other authors
Politics in her world "The Giver" "A Summer To Die" "Lois Lowry believes that children need books in which they can learn how to deal with struggles, pain, and loss, in their lives now and in the future. Her tendency to write about controversial issues for children creates a space for them to think about important elements of real life" (Monobe, 2004). (1977) (1989) (1993) Themes Human Connections
Belonging "Chapter Books - the Giver by Lois Lowry." Language Arts 70.8 (1993): 681-. ProQuest. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
"Featured Author: Lois Lowry." Author Study: Lois Lowry in the Classroom. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2013.
Interview with Lois Lowry. 2010. Web. 12 Mar 2013.
Lowry, Lowis A. "Biography." Lois Lowry. N.p., Spring 2012. Web. 3 Mar. 2013. http://www.loislowry.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67&Itemid=196
Monobe, Gumiko. "LOIS LOWRY: Author." Bookbird 42.4 (2004): 65-. ProQuest. Web. 21 Mar. 2013.
"The Giver." By Lois Lowry. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2013.