Lois Lowry's THE GIVER, set in a utopia gone wrong, a boy, realizing the price of a pain free world, challenges it and runs for his life, to Warner Bros., for producers Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher, in a major deal, by Don Laventhall at Harold Ober Associates.
She also made a deal for Number the Stars. And Harold Ober is where my agent used to work. I've even met Lois and said "hi!" on my agent's behalf. We are practically BFF.