Tag Archives: Lois Lowry

Movie Review: The Giver

I just got back from seeing The Giver. (You’re reading this on Thursday, but I’m writing this on Wednesday.) Did I like the movie? Did it more or less follow the story of the original book? I DON’T KNOW. I’M … Continue reading

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First Reactions To “The Giver” Film Trailer

I read The Giver when I was ten. I’ve dreamt of a film adaptation ever since. And I’ve been waiting anxiously for the trailerĀ from the momentĀ the movie was announced, long before I wrote a post in which I worried that … Continue reading

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“The Giver” Is An Upcoming Film

Warning: This entire post is very spoilery! Twenty-one years after publication, Lois Lowry’s The Giver is finally being adapted into a film. I am not sure what to feel about that. I don’t remember precisely when I first read the … Continue reading

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Review: Son

They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didn’t exist. That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried … Continue reading

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Predictions For Lois Lowry’s New Book, “Son”

The trilogy that began with The Giver doesn’t exist anymore. No, it’s not being banned or burned. It’s not a trilogy anymore because there are four books now, forming a quartet that Lois Lowry has imaginatively called The Quartet. I’m … Continue reading

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August 2011 NaBloPoMo: What I Think About Banning Books

“What do you think about the act of banning books?” I don’t like it. It’s like freedom of speech! Read whatever books you want! If someone doesn’t want to read a certain book (or if they don’t want their kids … Continue reading

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