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Lois Lowry, author of “The Giver”

October 21, 2009

Lois Lowry began her career as a photographer and a freelance journalist during the early 1970s. Her work as a journalist drew the attention of Houghton Mifflin and they encouraged her to write her first children’s book, A Summer to Die, which was published in 1977. She has since written more than 30 books for children and published an autobiography. Two of her works have been awarded the prestigious Newbery Medal: Number the Stars in 1990, and The Giver in 1994.

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  1. Cheryl Phillips permalink
    July 8, 2010 8:06 pm

    What can I say – she is my all time favorite author! I have never found another that uses words so beautifully to express so much……

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