Lois Lowry fans at St. Anthony Park Elementary School (left to right, back row) Maddie Karan, Karina Strom, Hannah Sprandel, Lisa Steinmann; (front row) Slater Bernstein, Jake Lundquist, Jonathon Swenson, Samuel Jensen. Photo below courtesy Lois Lowry.
When it comes to children's lit, the rock stars don't get much bigger than Lois Lowry. The award-winning, millions-of-books-selling author is coming to the Twin Cities at the end of March. She will make a stop at Wild Rumpus Book Store in Minneapolis on Tuesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. What makes this writer, now a grandmother, so successful is that young readers really connect with her fun, sometimes edgy and always thought-provoking work.MORE »