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Lowry, Lois

Overview
Works: 451 works in 2,011 publications in 9 languages and 146,895 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Biography  Science fiction  History  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Stories, plots, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Dedicatee, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.L9673, [FIC]
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The giver by Lois Lowry( Book )
129 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 10,309 libraries worldwide
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas 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. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Book )
90 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 8,120 libraries worldwide
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis
Gossamer by Lois Lowry( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,818 libraries worldwide
While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds
Gathering blue by Lois Lowry( Book )
44 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,613 libraries worldwide
Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians
The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,943 libraries worldwide
In this tongue-in-cheek take on classic themes in children's literature, the four Willoughby children set about to become "deserving orphans" after their neglectful parents embark on a treacherous around-the-world adventure, leaving them in the care of an odious nanny
Messenger by Lois Lowry( Book )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 4,821 libraries worldwide
In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand
Anastasia Krupnik by Lois Lowry( Book )
90 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,475 libraries worldwide
Anastasia's 10th year has some good things like falling in love and really getting to know her grandmother and some bad things like finding out about an impending baby brother
The giver by Lois Lowry( Sound Recording )
57 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,450 libraries worldwide
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas 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
Anastasia again! by Lois Lowry( Book )
32 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,262 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Anastasia is horrified at her family's decision to move from their city apartment to a house in the suburbs
A summer to die by Lois Lowry( Book )
33 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 3,174 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Meg's envy of her sister's beauty and popularity makes it difficult to cope with Molly's strange illness and eventual death
The birthday ball by Lois Lowry( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 3,131 libraries worldwide
When a bored Princess Patricia Priscilla makes her chambermaid switch identities with her so she can attend the village school, her attitude changes and she plans a new way to celebrate her sixteenth birthday
All about Sam by Lois Lowry( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,984 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Sam, Anastasia Krupnik's younger brother, from his first day as a newborn through his mischievous times as a toddler
Anastasia on her own by Lois Lowry( Book )
22 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 2,963 libraries worldwide
Her family's new organized schedule for easy housekeeping makes thirteen-year-old Anastasia confident that she can run the household while her mother is out of town, until she hits unexpected complications
Anastasia at your service by Lois Lowry( Book )
24 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,922 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Anastasia has a series of disastrous experiences when, expecting to get a job as a lady's companion, she is hired instead to be a maid. Sequel to "Anastasia again."
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,918 libraries worldwide
A most unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself, including how she got her name. Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining "absolutely true" stories. There's never been anyone like Gooney Bird Greene at Watertower Elementary School. What other new kid comes to school wearing pajamas and cowboy boots one day and a polka-dot t-shirt and tutu on another? Gooney Bird has to sit right smack in the middle of the class because she likes to be in the middle of everything. She is the star of story time and keeps her teacher and classmates on the edge of their seats with her "absolutely true" stories. But what about her classmates? Do they have stories good enough to share?
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Sound Recording )
46 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,874 libraries worldwide
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis
Anastasia, ask your analyst by Lois Lowry( Book )
18 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 2,807 libraries worldwide
Anastasia's seventh-grade science project becomes almost more than she can handle, but her brother Sam, age three, and a bust of Freud, aid her nobly
Son by Lois Lowry( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,779 libraries worldwide
Unlike the other Birthmothers in her utopian community, teenaged Claire forms an attachment to her baby, feeling a great loss when he is taken to the Nurturing Center to be adopted by a family unit
Anastasia has the answers by Lois Lowry( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 2,753 libraries worldwide
Anastasia continues the perilous process of growing up as her thirteenth year involves her in conquering the art of rope climbing, playing Cupid for a recently widowed uncle, and surviving a crush on her gym teacher
Anastasia's chosen career by Lois Lowry( Book )
22 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,625 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Anastasia acquires poise and self-confidence, a new friend, and advice on becoming a bookstore owner when she commutes to Boston to take a modeling course
 
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Alternative Names
Lorija, Luisa 1937-
Lôwrî, Lôyis 1937-
Lowry, Lois 1937-
Rōrī, Roisu 1937-
לארי, לויס
לורי, לויס
ローリー, ロイス
Languages
English (713)
Spanish (24)
French (7)
Catalan (7)
Italian (5)
German (4)
Chinese (2)
Korean (1)
Thai (1)
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