By Gabi Proctor


Written by Lois Lowry in 2012

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in October of 2012

ISBN Number: 978-0-547-88720-3

Genre: Young Adult FIction / Science Fiction

Awards: None

Personal Review

The book, Son by Lois Lowry, is a book about a girl named Claire who is a twelve and she was assigned to be a birth mother. She passed all of the tests to be inseminated. During the production of the product, something went wrong and the had to cut into Claire. Before Claire was reassigned to be working in the Fish Hatchery, she asked the elders what happened with her product. One of the elders slipped and accidently told Claire the she had giving birth to a boy.

Claire is now on a search to find her new born boy. On her breaks she goes to the Naturing center to try to find him. She is able too find him and she finds out that he needs to have extra care because of the birth. One day Claire hears the her son went missing, she fell in the river and washed ashore a new community. She still has the detremination to find her son after that and goes on a wild adventureto find him.

(The Picture to the left is a picture of Lois Lowry, the author of Son)

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Wasserman, Robin. "The Searcher." The New York Times. The New York Times, 13 Oct. 2012. Web. 16 Dec. 2015.