Gathering Blue Summary
Lois Lowry

Everything you need to understand or teach Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry.

  • Gathering Blue Summary & Study Guide
  • 2 Student Essays
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  • 30 Gathering Blue Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
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Gathering Blue Overview

Gathering Blue is a companion novel to Lois Lowry’s award winning novel, The Giver. This novel follows Kira, a young woman with a malformed leg. Kira’s mother has just died of an illness. Kira is confronted by some local women when she returns to the village after sitting vigil over her mother’s grave. These women want the land on which Kira’s cottage has stood until it was burned to prevent the spread of her mother’s illness. Kira forces these women to take her to the Council of Guardians’ Court. In court, Kira is represented by Jamison, one of the Guardians. In the end, it is decided the women are welcome to Kira’s land as she will be given a new job and a new place to live.

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Gathering Blue Study Guide

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