Questions tagged [lois-lowry]

For questions about the US author Lois Lowry (born 1937) or about any of her literary works, mostly children's novels.

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Did Lois Lowry name the protagonist of the Giver from the biblical prophet?

Did Lois Lowry name Jonas, the protagonist of the Giver, after the biblical prophet Jonah? Both of them are at one point reluctant to follow their calling that they didn't choose, so there is some ...
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In what year do the events of The Giver take place?

I am just curious but in which year does The Giver take place?
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Is the speaker with an on-off switch a reference to Orwell?

I'm intrigued by this passage in Lois Lowry, The Giver, chapter 10. He watched as the man rose and moved first to the wall where the speaker was. It was the same sort of speaker that occupied a ...
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What happened at the end of The Giver?

At the end of The Giver, Jonas and Gabe head down through the snow to a place where there is music. Downward, downward, faster and faster. Suddenly he was aware with certainty and joy that below, ...