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A Child Called "It": One Child's Courage to Survive

134 Ratings: 2.7
A book by Dave Pelzer.

Dave Pelzer shares his unforgettable story of the many abuses he suffered at the hands of his alcoholic mother and the averted eyes of his neglectful father. Someone with no one to turn to, his dreams barely kept him alive. Through each of his struggles, … see full wiki

Author: Dave Pelzer
26 reviews about A Child Called "It": One Child's Courage...
review by . June 13, 2008
I have read all three books in this trilogy and they are all interesting and easy to follow. However, the content is extremely disturbing, as it well should be considering the books discuss pervasive social issues such as child abuse, the foster care system, and the educational system. The fact that no one notices Peltzer's abuse for years, including teachers and other figures who should be on the outlook for such issues, serves as an important reminder to those who have jobs where they are in frequent …
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