Title Profile & Character Information

Son

Annotation
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 BlueandMessengerwhere 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.

Awards
2012  School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
2013  American Library Association Notable Books for Children

Characters
NameClaire
GenderFemale
TraitMother

GenreYoung adult fiction
Sociological
Science fiction
Dystopia
TopicsBirth parents
Teenage girls
Motherhood
Emotions
Dystopias
Parent and child
Journeys