WorldCat Identities

Lowry, Lois

Overview
Works: 435 works in 2,014 publications in 24 languages and 140,328 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Science fiction  Drama  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Children's audiobooks  Science fiction films  Film adaptations 
Subject Headings:
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.L9673, FIC
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Most widely held works about Lois Lowry
 
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The giver by Lois Lowry( Book )

242 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 11,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lowry's unforgettable tale introduces 12-year-old Jonas, who is singled out by the Community to be trained by The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of true pain and pleasure. Now it's time for Jonas to receiver the truth
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Book )

44 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 5,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis
Gathering blue by Lois Lowry( Book )

75 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 5,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kira lives in a tough, unforgiving society in a village with her mother - When her mother dies, Kira realises that she will need every ounce of cunning, wit and bravery to ensure her continued survival
Gossamer by Lois Lowry( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 5,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds
Messenger by Lois Lowry( Book )

50 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel that unites characters from "The Giver" and "Gathering Blue," Matty, a young member of a utopian community that values honesty, conceals an emerging healing power that he cannot explain or understand
The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shouldn't we be orphans?" one of the Willoughby children suggests one day. The four are, after all, part of an old-fashioned kind of family, and their parents-well, their parents are not all that one would hope for. Recalling literary heroes and heroines such as Anne of Green Gables, Pollyanna, and James with his giant peach, the Willoughbys concoct a diabolical plot to turn themselves into worthy and winsome orphans. Little do they know that Mr. and Mrs. Willoughby have already begun to formulate their own thoroughly despicable plan inspired by another favorite bedtime story: the tale of "Hansel and Gretel.". Villains, benefactors, no-nonsense nannies, abandoned infants, long-lost heirs, and late-life romance all make their appearance along with the irrepressible Willoughbys as the Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry pays playful homage to classic works of literature in this hilarious and decidedly "old-fashioned" parody
Anastasia Krupnik by Lois Lowry( Book )

90 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anastasia's 10th year has some good things like falling in love and really getting to know her grandmother and some bad things like finding out about an impending baby brother
The giver by Lois Lowry( Recording )

61 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 3,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas 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
A summer to die by Lois Lowry( Book )

57 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Meg's envy of her sister's beauty and popularity makes it difficult to cope with Molly's strange illness and eventual death
Son by Lois Lowry( Book )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike the other Birthmothers in her utopian community, teenaged Claire forms an attachment to her baby, feeling a great loss when he is taken to the Nurturing Center to be adopted by a family unit
The birthday ball by Lois Lowry( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bored Princess Patricia Priscilla makes her chambermaid switch identities with her so she can attend the village school, her attitude changes and she plans a new way to celebrate her sixteenth birthday
Number the stars by Lois Lowry( Recording )

46 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten year old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis
All about Sam by Lois Lowry( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Sam, Anastasia Krupnik's younger brother, from his first day as a newborn through his mischievous times as a toddler
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A most unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself, including how she got her name. Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining "absolutely true" stories. There's never been anyone like Gooney Bird Greene at Watertower Elementary School. What other new kid comes to school wearing pajamas and cowboy boots one day and a polka-dot t-shirt and tutu on another? Gooney Bird has to sit right smack in the middle of the class because she likes to be in the middle of everything. She is the star of story time and keeps her teacher and classmates on the edge of their seats with her "absolutely true" stories. But what about her classmates? Do they have stories good enough to share?
Anastasia at your service by Lois Lowry( Book )

42 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long, boring summer -- that's what Anastasia has to look forward to when her best friend goes off to camp. She's thrilled when old Mrs. Bellingham answers her ad for a job as a Lady's Companion. Her troubles will be over. She'll be earning money and be busy. But, she doesn't expect to have to polish silver and serve as a maid at ther granddaughter's birthday party
Anastasia on her own by Lois Lowry( Book )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her family's new organized schedule for easy housekeeping makes thirteen-year-old Anastasia confident that she can run the household while her mother is out of town, until she hits unexpected complications
Anastasia has the answers by Lois Lowry( Book )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anastasia continues the perilous process of growing up as her thirteenth year involves her in conquering the art of rope climbing, playing Cupid for a recently widowered uncle, and surviving a crush on her gym teacher
Attaboy, Sam! by Lois Lowry( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam is able to help his sister Anastasia with the poem she is writing for their mother's birthday, but his own efforts to create a special perfume are disastrous
The silent boy by Lois Lowry( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy, the precocious ten-year-old daughter of the town doctor, befriends a retarded boy
Anastasia's chosen career by Lois Lowry( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Anastasia acquires poise and self-confidence, a new friend, and advice on becoming a bookstore owner when she commutes to Boston to take a modeling course
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Gossamer
Alternative Names
Hammersburg, Lois Ann 1937-

Lois Lowry Amerikaans journaliste

Lois Lowry écrivain américaine

Lois Lowry scrittrice statunitense

Lois Lowry US-amerikanische Autorin

Lorija, Luisa 1937-

Lôwrî, Lôyis 1937-

Lowry Lois

Lowry, Lois 1937-

Rōrī, Roisu 1937-

Лоис Лаури

Лоис Лоури

Лоїс Лоурі

לארי, לויס

לויס לאורי

לורי, לויס

لوییس لوری عکاس، ژورنالیست، و نویسنده آمریکایی

라우리, 로이스 1937-

로리, 로이스 1937-

로우리, L. 1937-

로우리, 로이스 1937-

로이스 로리

ロイス・ローリー

ローリー, ロイス

洛伊絲·洛利

洛伊丝·洛利

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Number the starsGathering blueGossamerMessengerThe WilloughbysAnastasia KrupnikThe giverA summer to die