Biografia delois lowry en ingles

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Lowry was born on March 20, 1937, in Hawaii,[2] to parents Robert and Katharine (Landis) Hammersberg. Initially, Lois' parents named her "Cena" for her Norwegian grandmother but upon hearing this,her grandmother telegraphed and instructed Lois' parents that the child should have an American name.[3] Her parents chose the names Lois and Ann, which were the names of her father's sisters.
Lowrywas born the middle of three children. She had an older sister, Helen, and a younger brother Jon. Helen, three years older than Lois, died in 1962 at the age of 28. This experience informed Lowry'sfirst book A Summer to Die which is about a young girl who tragically loses her older sister (which is also a subplot of Number the Stars). Lowry's brother Jon is six years younger than she and grew up tobe a doctor. He and Lois continue to enjoy a close relationship.[4]
Lowry's father was a career military officer - an Army dentist, - whose work moved the family all over the United States and tomany parts of the world. Lowry and her family moved from Hawaii to Brooklyn, New York, in 1939 when Lowry was two years old and later relocated to her mother's hometown, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1942when Lowry's father was deployed to the Pacific during World War II. Lowry's father served on a hospital ship called the USS Hope and on the island of Tinian during the war.
Following World War II,Lowry and her family moved to Tokyo, Japan, where her father was stationed from 1948-1950. Lowry went through junior high school at the Tokyo American School at Meguro, a special school for thechildren of military families, and then returned to the United States to attend high school. Lowry and her family briefly lived in Carlisle again in 1950 before moving to Fort Jay at Governors Island, NewYork, where Lois attended Curtis High School on Staten Island. In 1952, Lois entered Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights, New York, where she finished high school. Lowry entered Brown...
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