Who knew 'The Giver' was a quartet series?!  I guess I need to put these on my reading list...

The Giver Quartet {The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger, Son} by Lois Lowry Read the first two and it's Ready to read Messenger!

Reading Is Thinking  Nice blog with lessons, even videos of whole mini-lessons.

I remember reading this book in elementary school! I'm definitely going to read it at college now! Such a great book!

Lois Lowry, 'Son' And 'The Giver' Author, Reflects On Dystopian Novels, Psychopaths And Why Kids Make The Best Audiences

Lois Lowry Reflects On 'The Giver' 20 Years Later

Are dystopian novels going out of style? Lois Lowry, who wrote what many hail as the first dystopian novel for young adults, told

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Calling all bookworms: this must-read list will blow your mind and change your life.

25+ Incredible Novels You Must Read At Least Once In Your Life

Number the Stars: Lois Lowry: As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.

Reading this right now. I can't put it down. Gathering Blue (The Giver Series, #2) by Lois Lowry

I enjoyed this book. Not as much as "The Giver," but still good. Gathering Blue (The Giver Series, by Lois Lowry

Son by Lois Lowry. Must find!! Already read The giver (fav book ever) Gathering Blue and The messenger.

Lois Lowry's 'Son' a gripping end to 'The Giver' series: Review

SON by Lois Lowry will be publishing October Quartet includes The Giver, Gathering Blue and Messenger.

Messenger - Lois Lowry Third Book in the Series My comment: I need to read this after I finish Gathering Blue.

Messenger - Lois Lowry Third Book in the Series My comment: Ugh, this book tore my heart out and shattered it to pieces. Read it!

If you still haven't read Lois Lowry's classic "The Giver," definitely give it a try before the movie comes out in August! #books

Books to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

The Giver (Book) : Lowry, Lois : Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.

Messenger (The Giver #3) - Lois Lowry - Another story that I was not sure we would like but it turned out to be just as interesting as the rest.

Messenger (The Giver #3) - Lois Lowry

A fantastic teaching unit for Lois Lowry's young adult novel The Giver. 178 pages of activities that are sure to engage middle school or high school English students. Utopias, Pre-Reading, Plot, Conflict, Characters, Ceremony of Twelve, Writing Journals, Pop Quizzes, Vocabulary, Essay, Newbery Award Speech, Jeopardy, Projects, Pain Discussion

THE GIVER Unit Novel Study (by Lois Lowry) - Literature Guide

Our Giver Unit Teaching Package has pages and slides of engaging activities. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices. NOVEL: The Giver

The Giver by Lois Lowry {Lauren Conrad's Summer Reading List}

Good Reads: My Summer Reading List

There's a reason movie-makers snatched up the film rights to these hits: they're good stories that will look amazing on the big screen. Read the books now, see the movies later, and then decide which one you think is better.

On the Big Screen

Here’s an adaptation that will allow many viewers to draw comparisons to the text; The Giver by Lois Lowry is still taught on some middle school syllabi. The Giver will be released this summer.