Video of the Day: Lois Lowry, Author of The Giver Reads Tonight

In another life, we taught high school English, which is a far tougher crowd than any you'll find at a Raiders game, let us tell you. Trying to get 14-year-olds to care about the Oxford comma is something we're glad we no longer have to lose sleep over.

What we miss about teaching, however, is the excuse to share our love of fantastic books like The Giver, Lois Lowry's dystopian children's novel that won the Newbery Medal, and is paradoxically required reading in some schools and banned in others.

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