Lois Lowry

1937 - Today

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Lois Lowry (born Lois Ann Hammersberg on March 20, 1937) is an American writer. She is the author of several books for children and young adults, including The Giver Quartet, Number the Stars, and Rabble Starkey. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lois Lowry has received more than 1,203,921 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Lois Lowry is the 2,631st most popular writer (down from 2,292nd in 2019), the 3,380th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,719th in 2019) and the 308th most popular American Writer.

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  • 28

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  • 3.93

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Among writers, Lois Lowry ranks 2,631 out of 5,794Before her are John Banville, William Smith, Lev Kopelev, Joseph Delaney, Stefanie Zweig, and Maksim Bahdanovič. After her are Waldemar Bonsels, Jean Joseph Marie Amiot, Lady Caroline Lamb, Petter Dass, Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo, and Joan Maragall.

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Among people born in 1937, Lois Lowry ranks 181Before her are Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Aleksandr Demyanenko, Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Don Bluth, Joe Viterelli, and Cornelius A. Smith. After her are Jeannot Szwarc, Richard Jordan, Édith Scob, Harris Yulin, Keiko Abe, and María Kodama.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lois Lowry ranks 3,380 out of 15,968Before her are John Marshall (1755), Anna Coleman Ladd (1878), Andrew Cuomo (1957), Seth MacFarlane (1973), Jon Bernthal (1976), and Theodore Gill (1837). After her are Eve Arnold (1912), Gore Verbinski (1964), Darren Young (11), Edwin Catmull (1945), Jennifer Morrison (1979), and Gutzon Borglum (1867).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Lois Lowry ranks 308Before her are Henry Darger (1892), Shirley Jackson (1916), Paul Gallico (1897), Neil Simon (1927), Lois McMaster Bujold (1949), and Annie Proulx (1935). After her are Gregory Corso (1930), Hubert Selby Jr. (1928), Joseph D. Pistone (1939), William L. Shirer (1904), Robert M. Pirsig (1928), and L. Sprague de Camp (1907).