Published in 1993, writer Lois Lowry’s book The Giver won the Newbery Medal and became one of the 20th century’s most important young adult novels. Now, Lowry’s book Son concludes the story The Giver started 19 years ago.
Then, Sandra Cisneros, the much-loved award winning writer of The House on Mango Street and Caramelo, shares with Bob her thoughts from her new book Have You Seen Marie?. This fable about death and longing was written in the wake of Cisneros’ mother’s death. Internationally acclaimed visual artists Ester Hernandez provides illustrations. [Broadcast Date: October 29, 2012]
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