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Lois Lowry        

Newbery Medal-Winning Author of "Number the Stars" and "The Giver"

Lois Lowry is one of the world’s most beloved and versatile authors for children and young adults. She is the author of more than forty books, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series.

She has sold millions of books worldwide and twice received the prestigious Newbery Medal, for Number the Stars and The Giver. Other honors she has earned include the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader’s Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. For her contribution as a children's writer, she has twice been a nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest recognition available to creators of children's books. In 2007 she received the Margaret A. Edwards Award for her contribution to young adult literature.

She divides her time between Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a 1769 farmhouse in Maine.

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Lois Lowry Wins the Best of Brooklyn, Inc. Award - GalleyCat

Two-time Newbery medalist Lois Lowry won the award this year. Past recipients include journalist Pete Hamill, Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri, and poet ...

'Your People Will Be My People': Lois Lowry on Her Favorite Bible ...

Lois Lowry is the author of The Giver and Number the Stars. A passage from the Book of Ruth moved the author at her son's wedding—and returned to her at his ...

Chatham News » Award-Winning Children's Book Author, Lois ...

Award-Winning Children's Book Author, Lois Lowry, to Speak at Chatham University ... In 2007 she received the Margaret Edwards Award from the American ...

Writer Lois Lowry Offers Advice to Students | Bowdoin News

After writer Lois Lowry gave a talk in Kresge Auditorium and had dinner with a few students in Thorne Dining Hall, she made her way to Reed House, where she ...

Children's Book Author Lois Lowry Visits Bowdoin | Bowdoin News

Periodically throughout Lois Lowry's recent talk at Bowdoin, she would read one of the funny, touching or critical emails she has received from her readers over ...

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