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Son

Son( )
Author: Lowry, Lois
Series title:The Giver Quartet Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4104-5448-5
Publication Date:Jan 2013
Publisher:Thorndike Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.99
Book Description:

A New York Times Bestselling Author, A Two-time Newbery Medal Winner -- In the long-awaited conclusion to The Giver, we are thrust back into that story's dark, claustrophobic world. We meet a new heroine, fourteen-year-old Claire, and are reintroduced to Jonas and Gabriel and Kira. In Son, their stories all intersect in an incredibly compelling adventure that once again explores ideas of personal freedom and the bonds and boundaries of love.

Book Details
Pages:422
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Parents
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.7 x 8.6 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.499 Pounds
Author Biography
Lois, Lowry (Author)
Lois Lowry (nee Lois Ann Hammersberg) was born on March 20, 1937, in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was educated at both Brown University and the University of Southern Maine. Before becoming an author, she worked as a photographer and a freelance journalist.

Her first book, A Summer to Die, was published in 1977. Since then she has written over 30 books for young adults including Gathering Blue, Messenger, the Anastasia Krupnik series, and Son. She has received numerous awards including: The New York Times Best Seller,the International Reading Association's Children's Literature Award, the American Library Association Notable Book Award Citation and two Newberry Medals for Number the Stars in 1990, and The Giver in 1993. She was also awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters by Brown University in 2014.

The Giver is part of a Quartet of books; it is the first book, followed by Gathering Blue, messenger and Son. The Giver has been met with a diversity of reactions from schools in America, some of which have adopted it as a part of the mandatory curriculum, while others have prohibited the book's inclusion in classroom studies. It was also made into a feature film of the same name released in 2014. Lois Lowry also made the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2016 finalists in the author category.

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