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Lois Lowry Live Twitter Chat

Today, Lois Lowry participated in a live Q & A session on Twitter with fans of The Giver! Fans tweeted questions, and Lowry responded in real time using only 140 characters per answer.   Check out below what she had to say about how The Giver resonating with fans, tidbits about the upcoming film adaptation, advice to aspiring authors, and more!   Q: Read the book […]

Our Educator Sweepstakes Winner… Marcus Maggs!

CONGRATULATIONS to Marcus Maggs! Marcus is the lucky winner of our Educator Sweepstakes! In celebration of our new upcoming film, The Giver, we selected Marcus at random from thousands of educators who entered to win a trip to the movie premiere. We are so excited to celebrate him and his wife, Mandi, who are both English teachers at Haines […]

VOTE HERE: “Teachers Are Givers” Best Overall!

Help a teacher win a hometown screening of The Giver! Our judges have chosen the four winners of the Teachers are Givers contest, and now it is time for YOU to choose your favorite overall! Which submission sounds like the most interesting way to learn about The Giver? Which has the most creative use of technology? Which lesson plan will […]

Fourth Teachers are Givers winner – Tonya Parkman!

Congratulations to Tonya Parkman! From Brandon Middle School in Brandon, MS, Tonya is our fourth winner for the Teachers are Givers Contest!   “An intriguing aspect of The Giver is that only one person holds the memories of the time before ‘Sameness,’” explains Tonya.  Tonya’s Memorable Events Committee submission connects history with memory, “a relationship that students often do not encounter until […]