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

Pelzer, David J. (Author).

Summary

Summary: 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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1558745157
  • ISBN: 9781558745155
  • ISBN: 0613173538
  • ISBN: 9780613173537
  • ISBN: 9781435260429
  • ISBN: 1435260422
  • ISBN: 9780757319112
  • ISBN: 0757319114
  • ISBN: 058510493X
  • ISBN: 9780585104935
  • ISBN: 9780329174705
  • ISBN: 0329174703
  • Physical Description: print
    xi, 340 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Deerfield Beach, Fla. : Health Communications, ©1997.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Sequel to A Child Called It.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Brian Keeler.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult.
Subject: Pelzer, David J
Pelzer, David J
Pelzer, David J
Abused children California Daly City Biography
Children of alcoholics California Daly City Biography
Abusive mothers Family relationships California Daly City
Family violence California Daly City
Foster home care California Case studies
Foster home care California Case studies
Family violence California Daly City
Abused children
Abusive mothers Family relationships
Children of alcoholics
Family violence
Foster home care
California
California Daly City
Child abuse Biography
Children of alcoholics Biography
Domestic violence Daly City (Calif.)
Foster home care
Alcoholism Personal Narratives
Child Abuse Personal Narratives
Child of Impaired Parents Personal Narratives
Domestic Violence Personal Narratives
Foster Home Care Personal Narratives
Genre: Young adult literature.
Nonfiction.
Autobiography.
Case studies.
Biography.
Autobiography -- Young adult.
Young adult nonfiction.
Personal narratives.
Biography.
Case studies.
Personal narratives.

Currently available copies

  • 93 / 135 copies available at PINES

Holds

  • 3 current holds on 135 total copies.
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Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Athens Regional Library System:
      Danielsville/Madison County Library
BIO PELZER
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31001000448911 BIOGRAPHY Checked out
Athens Regional Library System:
      Danielsville/Madison County Library
BIO PELZER
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31001001706648 BIOGRAPHY Available
Athens Regional Library System:
      Lexington/Oglethorpe County Library
NONFIC 362.76 PELZER
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31001001894758 NONFICTION Available
Athens Regional Library System:
      Watkinsville/Oconee County Library
BIO PELZER
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31001002699347 BIOGRAPHY Available
Azalea Regional Library System:
      Hancock County Public Library
362 .76092 PEL
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31056005481762 ADULT Available
Azalea Regional Library System:
      O'Kelly Memorial Library
362.76092 PEL
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31056005444232 ADULT Checked out
Azalea Regional Library System:
      O'Kelly Memorial Library
362.76092 PEL
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31056005892935 ADULT Checked out
Azalea Regional Library System:
      Stanton Memorial Library
362.76092 PEL
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31056006508415 ADULT Available
Bartram Trail Regional Library:
      Mary Willis Library
362.7 P
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50587010628761 NONFIC Available
Bartram Trail Regional Library:
      Mary Willis Library
362.7 P
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50587010912876 NONFIC Available
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