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Title: Lois Lowry


1
Lois Lowry
  • American Author

2
Lowrys Childhood
  • Lois was born Lois Ann Hammersburg on March 20,
    1937 in Oahu, Hawaii.

3
More About Lowrys Childhood
  • Lois was the middle child of three children.
  • She always loved to read and had a vivid
    imagination.
  • Her father was an Army dentist, so the family
    moved frequently, all over the world!

4
Education
  • Lois attended a Junior High in Tokyo, Japan from
    1948-1950.
  • She returned to the US to attend high school. She
    attended Curtis High School in Staten Island, NY,
    but graduated from Packer Collegiate Institute in
    Brooklyn Heights, NY.
  • Lowry entered Brown University in 1954. She
    dropped out after two years to marry Donald
    Lowry, a US Naval Officer.

5
Personal Life
  • Lois and Donald Lowry had four children, Alix,
    Kristin, Grey and Benjamin.
  • They moved frequently due to Donalds military
    career. They finally settled in Portland, Maine.
  • After her children were older, in 1972, Lois
    completed her college degree at the University of
    Maine, with a degree in English Literature.

6
Personal Life Continued
  • Lois said, My children grew up un Maine. So did
    I. She and her husband divorced in 1977.
  • Photography is a life-long passion of Lowrys.
    She especially loves taking photos of children.
  • Lois started to write seriously during graduate
    school at the University of Maine.
  • Lowrys son, Grey, was tragically killed in the
    crash of his fighter plane in 1995. Of this
    accident she said, His death in the cockpit of a
    warplane tore away a piece of my world. But it
    left me, too, with a wish to honor him bytrying
    to find a way to end conflict on this very
    fragile earth.

7
The Giver Trilogy
  • Lois Lowry has written over 34 books including
    The Giver Trilogy. This is a series of three
    books that go together.
  • 1993 The Giver
  • 2000 Gathering Blue
  • 2004 Messinger

8
In this class, you will be reading
  • The Giver
  • Gathering Blue
  • You are going to LOVE them both!!
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