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Superman had foster parents

Advantages: it makes you think
Disadvantages: it makes you think

...David ran away from home, he was just nine years old. Only given food when he had completed his chores to the satisfaction of "the Mother" he dreaded weekends because no school to go to meant there was no food available to steal, even though he was made t ...

mum52 18.07.2005 · Read full review
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five foster homes later and finally a man

Advantages: opens your eyes to foster care children and life after abuse
Disadvantages: upsetting to read in places.

‘The Lost Boy’ is the gripping sequel to the emotion filled book, ‘A child called IT’. It follows Dave Pelzer from the age of twelve to eighteen and shows us just what happens after an abused child is removed from his or her ‘home’. *** About the boo ...

AimeeLouise18 04.08.2004 · Read full review
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Lost But Not Forgotten

Advantages: compelling read.
Disadvantages: can be very upsetting

This is the second part in the trilogy of the heart rending true story of David Pelzer. The first part “A Child Called It” told you about his life with his abusive, alcoholic mother. It ended where David was at the age of 12 and he had just b ...

loufenner 28.03.2001 · Read full review
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Heartbreaking

Advantages: Gives first hand insight into the life of an abused child, Brings public awareness to the subject,
Disadvantages: Deserves a much wider audience

+ Plot Synopsis + The Lost Boy is the second book in the trilogy by author David Pelzer. It is the moving sequel to the highly acclaimed ‘A Child Called IT’. This book details Pelzer's adolescent years, from age 12 to age 18, and follows hi ...

Donnie_Brasco 05.06.2002 · Read full review
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HOW 'IT' BECAME A 'BOY'

Advantages: OPENS YOUR EYES TO THE PREJUDICES THAT OFTEN GET OVERLOOKED.
Disadvantages: DITTO

After reading the first of Dave Pelzer’s trilogy ‘A child Called It’, I felt compelled to go out and get the sequel entitled ‘The Lost Boy’. Once I’d read about the horrific abuse he suffered at his so called mothers hands, I had to find out how he fared ...

frannie 06.11.2001 · Read full review
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