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Gathering Blue

Gathering Blue
 

The fascinating sequel to THE GIVER which inspired the dystopian genre and is soon to be a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift.

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ISBN 9780007597260
Barcode 9780007597260
Published 21 July 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, edition
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Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Series The Giver Quartet
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ISBN-13 9780007597260
ISBN-10 0007597266
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 21 July 2014
International Publication Date 31 July 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, edition
Edition edition
Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Series The Giver Quartet
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 16mm
Weight 180g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.54
Catalogue Code 494811

Description of this Book

The fascinating sequel to THE GIVER which inspired the dystopian genre and is soon to be a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift. GATHERING BLUE is a return to the mysterious but plausible future world of THE GIVER. It tells the story of Kira, orphaned, physically flawed, and left with an uncertain future until she is summoned by the Council of Guardians...On her quest for truth that follows, Kira makes discoveries that will change her life and world forever. Award-winning author Lois Lowry challenges readers to imagine what our world could become, how people could evolve and what could be considered valuable in this fascinating follow-up to THE GIVER.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for THE GIVER: The Giver, a powerful and provocative novel, is sure to keep older children reading and thinking. New York Times Lowry is once again in top form - raising many questions while answering few, and unwinding a tale fit for the most adventurous readers. Publishers Weekly

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Author's Bio

Lois Lowry, author of over twenty novels and twice winner of the Newbery Medal (for The Giver and Number the Stars), was born on 20 March 1937 in Hawaii. Her father was an Army dentist and the family lived all over the world. Now divorced, she lives in West Cambridge with her dog, Bandit, and spends weekends in her nineteenth-century farmhouse in New Hampshire.

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