Gathering Blue, by Lois Lowry, is the book following The Giver. This story is about a girl named Kira. There are many important events in this novel. Here is a list of ten of the most important events from the story:
1. Katarina, Kira's mother dies. Kira must drag her mother to the Field of the Living and watch her body for four days.
2. Before her death, Katarina insists on keeping her daughter alive even though Kira was born with a bad leg.
3. Kira's friend Matt warns her that a lady named Vandara wants to take Kira's home and use it as a daycare.
4. Kira is forced to go to court against Vandara to save her own life.
5. During her trial, a young guardian named Jamison convinces the Council of Elders to allow Kira to stay because she is a great weaver and also the granddaughter of a former chief guardian.
6. Kira is required to live in the Council Edifice and to work as a weaver. Here, she meets Thomas the Carver.
7. Kira visits Annabella to master weaving. Annabella teachers her the names of plants and how to dye her thread. She learns that these plants can be found "yonder".
8. Thomas and Kira hear a child crying in the night.
9. Kira learns that there are no wild beasts and that her father may be alive.
10. Thomas and Kira visit Jo, the child they heard crying in the night.
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