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Lois Lowry, Newbery Medal Acceptance Speech, 1994 "Every time you place a book in the hands of a child..."

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25 Incredible Novels You Must Read At Least Once In Your Life

Calling all bookworms: this must-read list will blow your mind and change your life.

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NPR's list of Best Ever Teen Novels The Giver by Lois Lowry Jonas lives in a seemingly perfect world: Everyone has an assigned role, there are no choices, and no one experiences pain. But at 12, Jonas is given his lifetime assignment and he 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.

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THE GIVER Unit Novel Study (by Lois Lowry) - Literature Guide

A fantastic teaching unit for Lois Lowry's young adult novel The Giver. 178 pages of activities that are sure to engage middle school or high school English students. Utopias, Pre-Reading, Plot, Conflict, Characters, Ceremony of Twelve, Writing Journals, Pop Quizzes, Vocabulary, Essay, Newbery Award Speech, Jeopardy, Projects, Pain Discussion

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The Giver Pre-Reading Activities: "Tea Party" + "Roundtable Prediction"

Two unique pre-reading activities to use before reading "The Giver" by Lois Lowry!

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Lois Lowry's 'Son' a gripping end to 'The Giver' series: Review

Son by Lois Lowry. Must find!! Already read The giver (fav book ever) Gathering Blue and The messenger.

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Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

Finding the meaning in this astounding novel will assist students in the process of developing inquiry skills, making connections & using critical thinking. This book is also a great way to discuss civilization, government, social customs & laws during a social studies unit. Students can further their character education by addressing their fears, friendship, loyalty & instincts. To promote history studies, students can research other ancient civilizations & compare/contrast to Kira's…

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Reading this right now. I can't put it down. Gathering Blue (The Giver Series, #2) by Lois Lowry

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