Lois Lowry

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Lois Ann Lowry (born March 20, 1937) is a children's author who has written many popular books. She was born Sena Lowry, named for her Norwegian grandmother; hearing of this, her grandmother telegraphed and instructed her parents that the child should have an American name [1] (http://www.loislowry.com/pdf/Richmond_Speech.pdf). (Lois and Ann were the names of her father's sisters.) Her most famous book, The Giver, is popular yet controversial, and it has been banned in some schools.

Books by Lowry:

The Giver Trilogy

The Anastasia Series

Books about Sam

Books about the Tates

Books About Gooney Bird

Stand alone books

Autobiographical

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