Lois Lowry has been a popular children's and young adult author for decades. One of her most popular works, "The Giver" has been adapted into a motion picture which premieres August 15. Her work is described as,
Lois Lowry’s science-fiction novel The Giver has sold more than ten million copies worldwide and is Harper Collins’s top-selling children’s eBook. Today the ‘young adult’ fiction is assigned reading by middle schools throughout the United States and has assembled a massive fan base in the youth audience.Co-producing partner Walden Media spent over a decade developing the project,and Chief Operating Officer, Frank Smith, says, 'The Giver is the crown jewel of children's literature, and we are proud to add this film to the list of other great book to film adaptations."
Lowry is responsible for many other novels in addition to "The Giver". Read on for a look at other works by Lois Lowry that should be added to your reading list.