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The Resource A child called "it" : an abused child's journey from victim to victor, Dave Pelzer

A child called "it" : an abused child's journey from victim to victor, Dave Pelzer

Label
A child called "it" : an abused child's journey from victim to victor
Title
A child called "it"
Title remainder
an abused child's journey from victim to victor
Statement of responsibility
Dave Pelzer
Title variation
  • Child called it
  • child called "It"
Title variation remainder
one childs courage to survive
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
[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." -Back cover
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Summary
Tells the story of a child's abuse at the hands of his alcoholic mother
Tone
Award
  • Abraham Lincoln Illinois High School Book Award, 2005.
  • Soaring Eagle Book Award (Wyoming), 2000.
  • West Australian Young Readers's Book Award (WAYRBA), Older Readers, 2005.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
Biography type
autobiography
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176013
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pelzer, David J
Dewey number
  • 362.7/6/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV883.C2
LC item number
P45 1995
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850
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Series statement
David Pelzer trilogy
Series volume
0001
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  • Pelzer, David J
  • Abused children
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Abusive mothers
  • Family violence
  • Foster home care
Target audience
adult
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one child's courage to survive
Label
A child called "it" : an abused child's journey from victim to victor, Dave Pelzer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Omaha Neb. : Omaha Press Pub. Co., 1993
Contents
The rescue -- Good times -- Bad boy -- The fight for food -- The accident -- While father is away -- The Lord's Prayer -- Epilogue -- Perpsectives on child abuse
Control code
ocm32857798
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xi, 184 p.
Isbn
9781558743663
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95020792
System control number
(OCoLC)32857798
Label
A child called "it" : an abused child's journey from victim to victor, Dave Pelzer
Publication
Note
Originally published: Omaha Neb. : Omaha Press Pub. Co., 1993
Contents
The rescue -- Good times -- Bad boy -- The fight for food -- The accident -- While father is away -- The Lord's Prayer -- Epilogue -- Perpsectives on child abuse
Control code
ocm32857798
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xi, 184 p.
Isbn
9781558743663
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95020792
System control number
(OCoLC)32857798

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