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A child called "it" : one child's courage to survive / Dave Pelzer.

Pelzer, David J. (Author).

Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 92 PELZ (Text) 39231032189918 Adult Non-fiction Collection Checked out 10/13/2017
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 92 PELZ (Text) 39231032189934 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main 92 PELZ (Text) 39231032689644 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Waterloo-Grant Twp PL - Waterloo 362.7 PEL (Text) 30090000736848 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0613171373
  • ISBN: 9780613171373
  • ISBN: 1435235630
  • ISBN: 9781435235632
  • Physical Description: xi, 184 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, [1995]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: Omaha, Neb. : Omaha Press Pub. Co., 1993.
Formatted Contents Note: Rescue -- Good times -- Bad boy -- Fight for food -- Accident -- While father is away -- The Lord's prayer.
Summary, etc.: This book is an account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games--games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an "it."--p. [4] of cover.
Target Audience Note: 850 Lexile.
Subject: Pelzer, David J.
Abused children > California > Daly City > Biography.
Children of alcoholics > California > Daly City > Biography.
Abusive mothers > Family relationships > California > Daly City.
Family violence > California > Daly City.
Foster home care > California.

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