THE GIVER came out more than twenty years ago. Since then, Lowry has published two other books in the series, GATHERING BLUE and MESSENGER. With SON, the author returns to the story of THE GIVER, taking us behind-the-scenes the story from the first book, giving us animportant parallel story that fills in the blanks of the tale of Jonas, Gabriel and Kira.
"The gift of this book is that it gives the reader greater tools with which to explore their own feelings of love and the need for other human beings in a well-lived life."
This is a masterful book. Told from the perspective of fourteen-year-old Claire, a Vessel in the Community, it is a continuation of the idea that, beyond their organized