The Resource The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family, Dave Pelzer

The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family, Dave Pelzer

Label
The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family
Title
The lost boy
Title remainder
a foster child's search for the love of a family
Statement of responsibility
Dave Pelzer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The author continues the story of his own child abuse, and his experiences being a foster child moving in and out of five different foster homes
  • 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 around him as well as his inability to brush his mother aside
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pelzer, David J
Dewey number
  • 362.7/6/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 720L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
HV881
LC item number
.P45 1997
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WS 105.5.F2 P393 1997
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pelzer, David J
  • Pelzer, David J
  • Abused children
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Abusive mothers
  • Family violence
  • Foster home care
  • Foster home care
  • Family violence
  • Alcoholism
  • Child Abuse
  • Child of Impaired Parents
  • Family violence
  • Foster Home Care
  • Abused children
  • Abusive mothers
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Family violence
  • Pelzer, David J
  • Abused children
  • Abusive mothers
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Family violence
  • Foster home care
  • California
  • California
Label
The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family, Dave Pelzer
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Sequel to A Child Called It
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xi, 340 pages
Isbn
9781435260429
Lccn
97017614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocm36977169
  • (OCoLC)36977169
Label
The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family, Dave Pelzer
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Sequel to A Child Called It
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xi, 340 pages
Isbn
9781435260429
Lccn
97017614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocm36977169
  • (OCoLC)36977169

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