” I think ‘The Giver’ is such a moral book, so filled with important truths, that I couldn’t believe anyone would want to suppress it, to keep it from kids. “


” If somebody takes the time, a: to read a book that I have written, and then to b: care about it enough to write me and ask questions, surely I owe them a response. “


” Gathering Blue’ was a separate book. I wanted to explore what a society might become after a catastrophic world event. Only at the end did I realize I could make it connect to ‘The Giver. “


” I tend not to think about audience when I’m writing. Many people who read ‘The Giver’ now have their own kids who are reading it. Even from the beginning, the book attracted an audience beyond a child audience. “



All 4 Lois Lowry Quotes about Book in picture


I think
If somebody takes the time, a: to read a book that I have written, and then to b: care about it enough to write me and ask questions, surely I owe them a response.
Gathering Blue
I tend not to think about audience when I

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