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  • 4 stars across 43 books
    Lois Lowry is the author of more than forty books for children and young adults, including the New York Times bestselling Giver Quartet and popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader's Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, Number the Stars and The Giver. Her first novel, A Summer to Die, was awarded the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award. Ms. Lowry lives in Maine.
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    1st September 2011

    Number the Stars

    In Nazi-occupied Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen is called upon for a selfless act of bravery to help save he... More

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    5th May 2008

    The Giver

    In a perfect world, Jonas begins to see the flaws... THE GIVER is the classic award-winning novel that i... More

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    3rd September 2009

    The Willoughbys

    "Shouldn't we be orphans?" one of the Willoughby children suggests one day. The four are, after all, part of an old-fash... More

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    7th April 2015

    Bless This Mouse

    "Fun and lighthearted." --Publishers WeeklyA resilient and quirky colony of church mice fears another Great X more than ... More

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    1st January 1998

    Anastasia on Her Own

    Her family's new, organized schedule for easy housekeeping makes Anastasia confident that she can run the household whil... More

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    1st January 1998

    Anastasia at Your Service

    A long, boring summer--that's what Anastasia has to look forward to when her best friend goes off to camp. She's thrille... More

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    14th May 2014

    Gooney Bird Greene: Book 1

    From the moment Gooney Bird Greene arrives at Watertower Elementary School, her fellow students are intrigued by her uni... More

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    21st July 2014

    Messenger

    The fascinating third companion novel to THE GIVER which inspired the dystopian genre and is soon to be a major motion... More

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    21st July 2014

    The Giver

    In a perfect world, Jonas begins to see the flaws... THE GIVER is the classic award-winning novel that i... More

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