Category Education

Homeschool parents – We want to hear from you!

Calling all registered homeschool parents! Please don’t forget to submit your innovative ideas to the Teachers are Givers contest! One of the most important elements in The Giver is the

LeAnne Hernandez: Week One “Teachers Are Givers” Winner!

Congratulations to our first Teachers Are Givers contest winner: LeAnne Hernandez of Tuscany Heights Elementary School in Texas! Read below for more details on her creative use of music,, and other social

In Celebration of Maya Angelou

Today we celebrate the memory of Maya Angelou. Her life showed us the power of words and their ability to inspire:  “The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my

Veronica Roth Inspired by “The Giver”

Veronica Roth, writer of the popular dystopian series Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, reflects on how The Giver inspired her work: “Suffice it to say that THE GIVER was my first taste of what was possible

Lowry Speaks to Students at Library of Congress – WP

Lois Lowry speaks to students about how her book, The Giver, became a movie! Students share their experiences reading The Giver and express excitement to see their favorite parts come to life on screen: “‘Reading ‘The

Children’s authors give insight to writing

Over the years, several notable children's authors have provided bits of advice to young people who want to become writers. 

Bedtime stories promote exceptional reading skills and love of literature

Children who read bedtime stories with their parents are more likely to read recreationally and have higher literacy levels, a study shows. 

Reading linked to decreased dropout rates

Students who have a proficient reading level at a young age are less likely to become high school dropouts, according to a recent study. 

Children’s classics land on list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime

Amazon includes Charlotte's Web and The Giver on its list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime. 

The Giver: 7 Creative Classroom Activities

A perennial favorite with educators, The Giver has been widely taught in schools since its publication in 1993. Over the years, Lois Lowry’s dystopian classic has inspired the creation of

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