"A Child Called It"
David's mom name is Catherine, Catherine abuses her son David, if he does not do his chores he gets beaten.
Dave Analysis and Quote from the book
2: Dave dosen"t want to tell his teachers, principles that he gets abused at home. Teachers and principles want Dave to come out and tell the truth.
"Inside, my soul became so cold I hated everything. I even despised the sun, for I knew I would never be ale to play in its warm presence." -Dave