Lois Lowry - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


PPT – Lois Lowry PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 5bff2a-NmI2Z


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation

Lois Lowry


1993 The Giver 2000 Gathering Blue 2004 Messinger In this class, you will be reading: The Giver Gathering Blue You are going to LOVE them both!! Lois ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:483
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 9
Provided by: Mag8194
Tags: giver | lois | lowry


Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry
  • American Author

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

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

  • Lois attended a Junior High in Tokyo, Japan from
  • 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.

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.

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.

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

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