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A child called "it" : one child's courage to survive, Dave Pelzer

Label
A child called "it" : one child's courage to survive
Title
A child called "it"
Title remainder
one child's courage to survive
Statement of responsibility
Dave Pelzer
Title variation
One child's courage to survive
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Child Called "It" 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
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pelzer, David J
Dewey number
  • 362.7/6/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adolescent
  • 850L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • UG
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
HV883.C2
LC item number
P45 1995
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WA 320 P393 1995
Reading level
  • 5.8
  • 5.8
  • 5.8
  • 5.9
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pelzer, David J
  • Pelzer, David J
  • Pelzer, David J
  • Abused children
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Abusive mothers
  • Family violence
  • Foster home care
  • Abused children
  • Abusive mothers
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Family violence
  • Foster home care
  • California
  • California
  • Child abuse
  • Children of alcoholics
  • Domestic violence
  • Foster home care
  • Foster home care
  • Foster home care
Label
A child called "it" : one child's courage to survive, Dave Pelzer
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Omaha Neb. : Omaha Press Pub. Co., 1993
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 rescue -- Good times -- Bad boy -- The fight for food -- The accident -- While father is away -- The Lord's Prayer -- Epilogue -- Perspectives on child abuse -- Resources for help
Control code
ocm32857798
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xi, 184 pages
Isbn
9780613171373
Lccn
95020792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)32857798
Label
A child called "it" : one child's courage to survive, Dave Pelzer
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Omaha Neb. : Omaha Press Pub. Co., 1993
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 rescue -- Good times -- Bad boy -- The fight for food -- The accident -- While father is away -- The Lord's Prayer -- Epilogue -- Perspectives on child abuse -- Resources for help
Control code
ocm32857798
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
xi, 184 pages
Isbn
9780613171373
Lccn
95020792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)32857798

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