Miami university department of theatre presents eric coble's stage adaptation of lois lowry's gathering blue with performances nov 15-16 at. Join us in our discussion of gathering blue by lois lowry, a ya novel featuring a disabled protagonist fighting to survive in a community that shuns difference. Lowry returns to the metaphorical future world of her newbery-winning the giver plenty of material for thought and discussion here, plus a touch of magic.
Gathering blue is a young adult-social science novel, written by lois lowry and released in the year 2000 it is a companion book to the giver (1993) being set. Gathering blue by lois lowry, chapters 1-5 february 16, 2015 by vocabulary com (ny) vocabularycom moderator in kira's village, those who are weak or. Gathering blue by lois lowry is the second in the giver series it takes place in another dystopian society, but this one is nothing like the.
The companion novel to the newbery medal winner, the giverkira, an orphan with a twisted leg, lives in a world where the weak are cast aside she fears for. Gathering blue is the second book in the giver quartet it follows a girl named kira in kira's mind, her damaged leg should have haunted her at birth to.
Gathering blue (giver quartet) has 23 reviews and 40 ratings reviewer snibborj wrote: i love how the books in this series intertwine without. Based on lois lowry's companion piece to the giver, gathering blue tells a suspenseful tale of the power of creativity to fight brutality read an excerpt. Gathering blue has 138595 ratings and 10210 reviews dani said: that's not a plot, that's a twisti read this book as a companion to the giver, and. Righteousgirls (flutist gina izzo and pianist erika dohi) present their debut recording, gathering blue featuring works written for them that.
Gathering blue, written by lois lowry, is a story set within the universe of her earlier ya novel, the giver it is part of the the giver quartet and. Gathering blue april 27-may 18, 2013 set in an apocalyptic landscape where children are kept like animals and human life is cheap, kira learns the ugly truth. In ''the giver'' and her new book, ''gathering blue,'' lowry imagines very different dystopias both novels feature gifted young protagonists. Editorial reviews amazoncom review lois lowry's magnificent novel of the distant future, the giver, is set in a highly technical and emotionally repressed. Lame and suddenly orphaned, kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial council edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts.
In gathering blue, we find out what is going on in the world beyond we meet teenage kira after her mother has died of an unexpected illness.
Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $35 buy gathering blue at walmart com. After conjuring the pitfalls of a technologically advanced society in the giver, lowry looks toward a different type of future to create this dark, prophetic tale with a. The gathering blue community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author.