Lois Lowry Analysis

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(Great Authors of World Literature, Critical Edition)

Brodie, Carolyn S. “Lois Lowry: Newbery Award Author.” School Library Media Activities Monthly 16, no. 7 (May, 2000): 46-49. Includes Lowry’s biographical material and a list of her works and awards won.

Lowry, Lois. Looking Back: A Book of Memories. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. Using her family photographs as documentation, Lowry accounts for many of the personal sources for her stories and characters in this thematic autobiography.

Lowry, Lois. “Newbery Medal Acceptance.” Horn Book 70, no. 4 (July/August, 1994): 414-422. Lowry’s speech upon winning the 1994 Newbery Medal for The Giver.

Lowry, Lois. “The Remembered Gate and the Unopened Door.” Horn Book 78, no. 2 (March/April, 2002): 159-178. Lowry relates anecdotal autobiographical events and how these events provide the foundation for her books in this 2001 Zena Sutherland Lecture address.