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Son (edition 2012)

by Lois Lowry

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Title:Son
Authors:Lois Lowry
Info:Houghton Mifflin Books for Children (2012), Edition: 1, Hardcover, 400 pages
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Tags:Novel - young adult

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Fourth book in an amazing series; really ties it all together. Still left wanting more!! ( )
  bjoelle5 | Feb 6, 2016 |
Nice conclusion, bringing threads from the three previous books together. ( )
  thukpa | Feb 5, 2016 |
Narrated by Bernadette Dunne. Whether it's grave dystopia or an outside community of simple living, Dunne captures the ambience of both worlds and its inhabitants. A satisfying close to the series that began with "The Giver." ( )
  Salsabrarian | Feb 2, 2016 |
This one wasn't quite what I had hoped for the finale of the series. It did a pretty good job of tying everything up but it wasn't very exciting. Well all in all it was good and didn't feel like a waste of time. It would be a fun story to let your kid read that would get their mind thinking. It was a fun series and one that most should give a chance. ( )
  MarandaNicole | Jan 27, 2016 |
This one wasn't quite what I had hoped for the finale of the series. It did a pretty good job of tying everything up but it wasn't very exciting. Well all in all it was good and didn't feel like a waste of time. It would be a fun story to let your kid read that would get their mind thinking. It was a fun series and one that most should give a chance. ( )
  MarandaNicole | Jan 27, 2016 |
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They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didn’t exist. That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen. That it had been stolen from her body. Claire had a son. But what became of him she never knew. What was his name? Was he even alive?  She was supposed to forget him, but that was impossible. Now Claire will stop at nothing to find her child, even if it means making an unimaginable sacrifice.

Son thrusts readers once again into the chilling world of the Newbery Medal winning book, The Giver, as well as Gathering Blue and Messenger where a new hero emerges. In this thrilling series finale, the startling and long-awaited conclusion to Lois Lowry’s epic tale culminates in a final clash between good and evil.

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Unlike the other Birthmothers in her utopian community, teenaged Claire forms an attachment to her baby, feeling a great loss when he is taken to the Nurturing Center to be adopted by a family unit.

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