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The Lost Boy

A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family

by Dave Pelzer

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The Lost Boy by Dave Pelzer
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    Aug 1997, 340 pages


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Sad but True
This series of books is awesome. People do not realize (or want to realize) the abuse that happens in seemingly "good" homes. Great writing, kept me spellbound. Also read this authors other books....very talented.

This book is GREAT. We are so blessed ! I think everyone should read this . People still pass thru the cracks; I was blessed and did not!
kesha jones

The lost boy
I am a 13 year old girl and I have never wanted to read more until I read The Lost Boy. It was a very good book. I hope he makes more books about his life and Ii really would like to meet him that's all I would want for Christmas.

This is a really good book
I really loved this book and it was very relevant to my life!

best books
This book and all of the series of it is amazing. I thought this one stood out because it was different. I really liked it! I thought that it was going to be different and leave off at a different spot but I was wrong. This book is heartfelt and sad but interesting at the same time. In some parts you may even want to cry. I would definitely definitely recommend this book to everyone including people who don't like to read like myself! You'll learn to love to read after you read this heartfelt loving almost tearing crying book...you'll learn to love to read not only these types of books which you will absolutely love but you will learn to love to read all types of books. YOU JUST HAVE TO READ THIS BOOK OR YOU'LL REGRET IT IN YOUR LIFE...trust me on this even though you don't even know me PLEASE!?!?!?!?!?
marina lopez

the best history
This story is very sad and hope you feel better about it and I am your fan Dave. I am reading The Lost Boy and I am getting to the end and your life is getting better.

The Lost Boy helps me find my way...
I read this book 4 yrs ago and start to read it again...I just love how he managed to be "DAVE PELZER" of now despite of the bad even worse childhood history...
It tough me a lot from life specially how he looked up to his mom after all... exceptional! I've learned how to befriends with my enemies and critics now...lol
Thank you dave!

Awesome! I totally loved it! I would recommend this to anyone! READ IT!!!

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