Lois Lowry is an American writer, primarily of children's fiction. She has won the Newbery Medal twice, once in 1989 for Number the Stars and again in 1993 for The Giver.

Full Name Lois Ann Hammersburg Lowry
Who writer
Birth Date March 20, 1937
Born Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Country United States

Brown University

University of Southern Maine

Father Robert E. Hammersburg
Mother Katherine Gordon Landis Hammersburg

Donald Grey Lowry

Martin Small


Helen Hammersburg

Jon Hammersburg


Alix Lowry

Kristin Lowry

Grey Lowry

Benjamin Lowry




Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - Born here, 1937. Lived here, 1937 - 1939.

New York, New York, USA - Lived here, 1939 - 1942, and 1950 - 1954.

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA - Grew up here, 1942 - 1948.

Tokyo, Japan - Lived here, 1948 - 1950.

Providence, Rhode Island, USA - Attended university here, 1954 - 1956.

San Diego, California, USA - Lived here, 1956 - unknown.

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - Lived here, 1950's.

Portland, Maine, USA - Lives here, 1963 - present.

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