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Lois Lowry was inspired to write "The Giver" after reading an article About a Boy who had witnessed a haunting image of a horse-drawn cart piled with bodies, images that remained with her for years before evolving into the story of Jonas and his dystopian world.

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Did Lois Lowry write Number the Stars?

No, Lois Lowry did not write Number the Stars. The book was written by Lois Lowry's fellow Newbery Medal-winning author, Lois Lowry.

How did Lois Lowry get the idea for The Giver?

Lois Lowry was inspired to write "The Giver" by a photograph she saw of babies in a crowded orphanage, which made her think about a world in which everything was under control. This idea developed into a story about a controlled society devoid of emotions and memories.

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Lois Lowry's first book was "A Summer to Die," which was published in 1977.

What was Lois Lowry's husband's job?

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Messenger by Lois Lowry is 192 pages long.

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Ellen in the book "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry had dark brown eyes.

Who was the author of the book giver?

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What book won the Newbery Medal in 1994?

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