Tag Archives: Lois Lowry

Ignoring that panicky feeling

Normally this time of year, I’d be stuffing my freezer with nourishing soups to get me through the first week or so of NaNoWriMo. But October has been busier than usual, and this weekend I’m attending my first USBBY conference. That’s the International … Continue reading

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The enchanted world

Another category for the 2015 Reading Challenge is *a book set in the future*, for which I chose a book that has long been sitting on my shelf: Sylvia Louise Engdahl’s Enchantress from the Stars (1970), a Newbery Honor Book. My … Continue reading

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Another double Newbery winner

I posted this on my other blog, after hearing Lois Lowry at a reading from her 4th novel in The Giver series. This was part of my annual salute to banned/challenged books; The Giver is high on that list. Lowry won … Continue reading

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