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Lois Lowry says she didn't think of The Giver as "futuristic or dystopian or science fiction or fantasy" — it was just a story about a kid making sense of a complicated world. Matt McKee/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Lois Lowry Says 'The Giver' Was Inspired By Her Father's Memory Loss

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Lowry Spins Mischievous Tale Of 'The Willoughbys'

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Summer's Most Magical Form of Transport: Books

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