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The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family

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Beachin it Up, November 28, 2012 (view all comments by Beachin it Up)
The Lost Boy

By: Dave Pelzer
The Lost Boy gives very deep emotional thoughts. It really touches your heart, and makes you think about how lucky you are. The Lost Boy is about a boy, David, who is abused by his mom at home, and sometimes his dad. Dave is surviving his abusive childhood, in several different strangers homes.I personally think this book is very good, but it also is heartbreaking listening to all of the bad things that happened to Dave in his childhood. “Leave me alone!” Dave shouted. I think this quote shows how Dave tried to survive his misery living with his mom. It also shows theme which I believe is show how strong you are to prove someone wrong.
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iwillalwayslovecj, October 23, 2006 (view all comments by iwillalwayslovecj)
This book is the second book dave pelzer has written about his childhood. This one isn't so much about abuse from his mother but how he survived the foster homes he was in. I give this book a 4/5 because I don't think it was as good as his first book but yet I still liked it. This book goes until dave is in his late teen years. I hear there is a book of when he is an adult. As soon as I read that one I will comment on it!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781558745155
Author:
Pelzer, David J.
Author:
Pelzer, Dave
Publisher:
Health Communications
Location:
Deerfield Beach, Fla. :
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Abuse
Subject:
Dysfunctional Families
Subject:
Abused children
Subject:
Foster home care
Subject:
Alcoholism
Subject:
Child abuse
Subject:
Specific Groups - Special Needs
Subject:
Children of alcoholics
Subject:
Family violence
Subject:
Childhood Memoir
Subject:
Domestic violence
Subject:
Foster home care -- California -- Case studies.
Subject:
Abusive mothers.
Subject:
Child of Impaired Parents.
Subject:
Abuse - General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Pelzer, David J.
Subject:
Abused children - California - Daly City
Subject:
Children of alcoholics -- United States.
Subject:
Biography-Childhood Memoir
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 33
Publication Date:
August 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in 0.85 lb

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The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family Used Trade Paper
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Product details 352 pages Health Communications - English 9781558745155 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "The Lost Boy" is the harrowing but ultimately uplifting true story of a boy's journey through the foster-care system in search of a family to love. This is Dave Pelzer's long-awaited sequel to "A Child Called "It". The Lost Boy" is Pelzer's story--a moving sequel and inspirational read for all.
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