Lois Lowry

  • Event Start: 4th March 2020, 5:00pm
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Author of The Giver


Winner of two Newbury Medals, Lowry is a celebrated children’s author, renowned for tackling difficult issues in a way that is accessible to her younger audience.  Her best known work reflects this, with Number the Stars telling the story of a Jewish family escaping from Denmark during WWII, and The Giver Quartet, a dystopean novel series, being banned from inclusion in some school curricula due to its darker themes, such as suicide and euthanasia