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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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hey i like this book!!
Monica Rivera

This is not a book you can say you like or dislike because it was about a child that was abused trying to find love from ohters. Personally this is a recommenable book to open the eyes of people. Afyer reading a Child called It I cried then I read The Lost Boy and it was extremly touching. I also read a Man named Dave and that book is also recommendable. I gave this book a 5 not on if its good or bad but how much it touched me and how it affected me. I can read the book over and over and everytime is like the first. I still get shocked and hurt just like the first time. I reccomend this book to anyone who thinks they know how life is. After reading that book your how outlook on life changes.

the book a child called it is one of the most unbelievable stories I have ever read. Before reading this book i would of never believed that people like dave's mother had an existance on earth.

Its a great book you i never believed how can a mother treat their blood like trash ever since i read it i see my life way different

i absolutely love this book! i read "A Child Called 'IT'", after i read this one. it has the power to totally change your outlook on life. i thought i had it bad, but reading this book opens your eyes to the kinds of people that are out there in the world. how can a mother find it in herself to treat her own flesh and blood in such manner?! i just bought "A Man Named Dave" and cant wait to start reading it. the trilogy of books by Dave Pelzer will remain my favorite for a long long time!

this book was great it shows just how lucky i am to have a family like mine!

This auto-biography can touch people's hearts, i really love this two books, is not that I like of what happen to dave, is that this storyis so related with me.

I was 14 when I read this book, and was really unaffected by the literature that I had been reading. I found this book enlightening and moving, as it conveyed experiences that many people are unable to communicate. It was a book that opened my eyes, and was a horrible picture to conjure. I gained respect for abused children and actually became teary eyed. This was a heart-breaker and an inspiring auto-biography that can touch the hearts of people who don't even like reading.

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