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A child called "It": one child's courage to survive

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Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
850L
Description
[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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ISBN:
9781558743663
9780613171373
9781490653082
9781402510052
9780757396076
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.8, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
850L
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Grouping Titlechild called it one childs courage to survive
Grouping Authordavid j pelzer
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2022-10-02 04:29:24AM
Last Indexed2022-10-02 05:05:47AM

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Online OverDrive Collection
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Online OverDrive Collection
Riviera Beach Library - Nonfiction
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[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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Anne Arundel County Public Library
Anne Arundel County Public Library Online
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Online OverDrive Collection
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9781558743663
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1995
2001
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2014
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Health Communications
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Recorded Books
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grouped_work
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David Pelzer trilogy
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David Pelzer trilogy|1
subject_facet
Abused children -- California -- Daly City -- Biography
Abused children -- California -- Daly City -- Biography -- Audiobooks (CD)
Abusive mothers -- California -- Daly City -- Family relationships
Abusive mothers -- Family relationships -- California -- Daly City -- Audiobooks (CD)
Audiobooks (CD)
Autobiographies
Children of alcoholics -- California -- Daly City -- Biography
Children of alcoholics -- California -- Daly City -- Biography -- Audiobooks (CD)
Family violence -- California -- Daly City
Family violence -- California -- Daly City -- Audiobooks (CD)
Foster home care -- California
Foster home care -- California -- Audiobooks (CD)
Pelzer, David J
title_display
A child called "It" : one child's courage to survive
title_full
A Child Called It One Child's Courage to Survive
A child called "It" : one child's courage to survive / Dave Pelzer
A child called "it" [sound recording] : one child's courage to survive / by Dave Pelzer
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A child called "It"
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one child's courage to survive
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Abused children
Abusive mothers
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Biography & Autobiography
Children of alcoholics
Family & Relationships
Family relationships
Family violence
Foster home care
Nonfiction
Pelzer, David J
Self-Improvement

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