Marking the 25th anniversary of her novel The Giver, acclaimed author Lois Lowry joins us to discuss her literary career. She’ll also comment on the favorite books that were chosen for PBS’s The Great American Read.
- Lois Lowry, author of more than 40 books, including A Summer to Die (her first novel), the popular Anastasia Krupnik series, and the Newbery Award-winning The Giver and Number the Stars.
- Elona Bodwell, Kennebunk High School student, avid reader and fan of Lowery’s books.
- The Giver found its way onto PBS's Great American Read and has spent more than 150 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List
- The Giver is being made into a graphic novel
- Lowry pays a visit to Stonington
- Reading The Giver as an adult
- Lowry Explains How The Giver Movie Improves On Her Book and stays true to its spirit
- Lowry Says The Giver Was Inspired By Her Father's Memory Loss
- Lois Lowry Still Thinks Kids Need To Read About Terrible Things
- Lowry on her favorite Bible passage for Time Magazine: 'Your People Will Be My People'
- Lowry is working to write a play about gun violence