Gossamer

Lois Lowry (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
April 01, 2006
Pages
140
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.65 X 8.64 inches | 0.71 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780618685509
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About the Author

Lois Lowry is the author of more than forty books for children and young adults, including the New York Times bestselling Giver Quartet and popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader's Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, Number the Stars and The Giver. Her first novel, A Summer to Die, was awarded the International Reading Association's Children's Book Award. Ms. Lowry lives in Maine.
www.loislowry.com
Twitter @LoisLowryWriter

Reviews

"The prose is light as gossamer; the story as haunting as a dream." --Kirkus Reviews, starred Kirkus Reviews, Starred

"Lyrical, richly descriptive prose ushers readers into a fascinating parallel world inhabited by appealingly quirky characters." -Publishers Weekly, starred Publishers Weekly, Starred

"A beautiful novel with an intriguing premise." --School Library Journal, starred School Library Journal, Starred

"Lowry succeeds again with this lyrical and compelling story about the importance of memory and the transforming power of love...The gentle blend of wit and pathos will enchant readers." VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates)

"...The novel effectively evokes the flimsy and sometimes tentative grasp on happiness and comfort...and the ways in which darkness can be combated through love." Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books