Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry

by Deborah Grahame-Smith

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Overview

Lois Lowry by Deborah Grahame-Smith

Lois Lowry took her quiet, introverted view of the world and started writing a book about her sister. Soon her books were bringing readers to far-off places: into the war-torn past with Number the Stars and the science-fiction future with The Giver. This book spotlights Lois's ascent from wallflower to children's literature superstar.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627122757
Publisher: Cavendish Square
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Spotlight on Children's Authors Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Far-Out Profession 4

Chapter 1 Born in the Middle 7

Chapter 2 Finding Elsewhere 11

Chapter 3 College, Marriage, and College 15

Chapter 4 The Writing Life 19

Chapter 5 High Shiny Boots and a Strange Apple 23

Chapter 6 Other Tragic Losses 29

Chapter 7 What's Next for Lois? 33

Lois Likes to Read 37

Books by Lois Lowry 38

Glossary 40

Chronology 41

Further Information 42

Bibliography 44

Index 46

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