Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than twenty books for young adults, including the 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 now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in rural New Hampshire. To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.comLowry, Lois is the author of 'Number the Stars' with ISBN 9780395510605 and ISBN 0395510600.