The Giver...the book that got me to love Lois Lowry
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Gathering Blue...loved this! Lois Lowry.
Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal Acceptance Speech, 1994 "Every time you place a book in the hands of a child..."
NPR's list of Best Ever Teen Novels The Giver by Lois Lowry Jonas lives in a seemingly perfect world: Everyone has an assigned role, there are no choices, and no one experiences pain. But at 12, Jonas is given his lifetime assignment and he becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community — and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Messenger - Lois Lowry Third Book in the Series My comment: I need to read this after I finish Gathering Blue.
A fantastic teaching unit for Lois Lowry's young adult novel The Giver. 178 pages of activities that are sure to engage middle school or high school English students. Utopias, Pre-Reading, Plot, Conflict, Characters, Ceremony of Twelve, Writing Journals, Pop Quizzes, Vocabulary, Essay, Newbery Award Speech, Jeopardy, Projects, Pain Discussion
Great ideas for literacy activities with Number the Stars by Lois Lowry