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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: Young adult literature
Nonfiction
Autobiography
Case studies
Biography
Young adult nonfiction
Personal narratives
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; David J Pelzer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David J Pelzer
ISBN: 1558745157 9781558745155 0613173538 9780613173537 9781435260429 1435260422 9780757319112 0757319114 058510493X 9780585104935 9780329174705 0329174703
OCLC Number: 36977169
Notes: Sequel to A Child Called It.
Performer(s): Read by Brian Keeler.
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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"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  Read more...

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by Franziska171488 (WorldCat user published 2011-08-18) Very Good Permalink

This book made me mad ,sick,cry,angry.What a story.I can't imagine what he had to go through,just reading this books brought out all kind of emotions in me.

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