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The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family

Author: David J Pelzer
Publisher: Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, ©1997.
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This volume is the second installment of a trilogy of books which depict the life of the author, who as a young boy who was physically, emotionally, and psychologically abused by his obsessive mother. The book discusses Pelzer's struggling with his ability to fit in and adapt to the new environment around him as he is put into foster care. It also talks about the kindness of his foster parents and other people  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biography
Case studies
Young adult literature
Autobiography
Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pelzer, David J.
Lost boy.
Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, ©1997
(OCoLC)607204212
Online version:
Pelzer, David J.
Lost boy.
Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, ©1997
(OCoLC)610113816
Named Person: David J Pelzer; David J Pelzer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David J Pelzer
ISBN: 1558745157 9781558745155 0613173538 9780613173537 9781435260429 1435260422 058510493X 9780585104935
OCLC Number: 36977169
Notes: Sequel to A Child Called It.
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: xi, 340 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The runaway --
An angel named Ms. Gold --
The trial --
New beginnings --
Adrift --
The defiant one --
Mother's love --
Estranged --
Coming around --
Break away --
Epilogue --
Perspectives on foster care --
Keynotes, workshops, and school assemblies.
Responsibility: Dave Pelzer.
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This volume is the second installment of a trilogy of books which depict the life of the author, who as a young boy who was physically, emotionally, and psychologically abused by his obsessive mother. The book discusses Pelzer's struggling with his ability to fit in and adapt to the new environment around him as he is put into foster care. It also talks about the kindness of his foster parents and other people around him as well as his inability to brush his mother aside.

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