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Lowry, Lois

Overview
Works: 365 works in 2,094 publications in 27 languages and 149,108 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Biography  Science fiction  History  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Study guides 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Contributor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PZ7.L9673, [FIC]
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The giver by Lois Lowry( Book )
227 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 11,876 libraries worldwide
Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Book )
114 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 8,335 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 )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 5,919 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 )
70 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,868 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
Messenger by Lois Lowry( Book )
45 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 5,146 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
The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 5,006 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
Anastasia Krupnik by Lois Lowry( Book )
109 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 4,524 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 3,544 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
A summer to die by Lois Lowry( Book )
79 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,428 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
Anastasia again! by Lois Lowry( Book )
31 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,260 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
The birthday ball by Lois Lowry( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 3,184 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
Anastasia on her own by Lois Lowry( Book )
40 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,075 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
Son by Lois Lowry( Book )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,040 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
All about Sam by Lois Lowry( Book )
22 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,006 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 at your service by Lois Lowry( Book )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,003 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
Anastasia, ask your analyst by Lois Lowry( Book )
46 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 3,000 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
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,937 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
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Sound Recording )
46 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,879 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 has the answers by Lois Lowry( Book )
36 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,853 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 widowered uncle, and surviving a crush on her gym teacher
Anastasia's chosen career by Lois Lowry( Book )
37 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 2,800 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
Lowry, Lois 1937-
Rōrī, Roisu 1937-
לארי, לויס
לורי, לויס
ローリー, ロイス
Languages
English (742)
Spanish (100)
French (90)
German (55)
Catalan (25)
Italian (20)
Japanese (14)
Chinese (13)
Swedish (8)
Finnish (6)
Hungarian (5)
Hebrew (4)
Korean (4)
Galician (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Polish (2)
Persian (2)
Dutch (2)
Basque (2)
Slovenian (2)
Thai (2)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
Czech (1)
Estonian (1)
Turkish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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