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Author photo. Author Lois Lowry at the 2016 Texas Book Festival. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53502477" rel="nofollow" target="_top">https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53502477</a>

Author Lois Lowry at the 2016 Texas Book Festival. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53502477

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