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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Lowry, Lois.Son / by Lois Lowry.p. cm.Companion book to: The Giver, Gathering blue, and Messenger.Summary: Unlike the other Birthmothers in her utopian community,teenaged Claire orms an attachment to her baby, eeling a great loss whenhe is taken rom their community.ISBN 978-0-547-88720-3[1. Science ction. 2. Mother and child—Fiction. 3. Separation(Psychology)—Fiction.] I. Title.PZ7.L9673So 2012[Fic]—dc232012014034