Culture of Life Studies
Book Discussion Guide: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry (Digital Download)
When Kira’s mother dies from a strange illness, the other people in the village want to send Kira to the fields to be eaten by wild beasts because she was born with a twisted foot. The villagers think that Kira does not have a purpose in their society, but when it is discovered she has a special magical talent, the Guardians let her live as long as she works for them. When Kira is given the chance to escape the community, she knows that she must stay and continue to fight for truth, beauty, and life. Gathering Blue is the second book in the Giver Quartet.
Recommended for middle school and up.
- Complete story summary
- Teacher notes and discussion guide
- Life Theme
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