The Lost Boy
By Dave Pelzer
Reading this book, I've learned multiple lessons such as:
- A: It is hard to be socially accepted in the world if you are a foster child.
- B: Everyone will be judge you based on what they see. But don't let other's opinion of you stop you from being the person you really are.
- C: Don't let your fear prevent you from receiving the help you need.
Rating of the book:
Page. 297: This passage is about David finally finding a mother's love. His foster mother, Alice, has always been there for David. She supports him on his ideas, she encourages him to do good, she listens to Davids thoughts, and lastly she cares deeply about him. She never once judged his actions because she understood his childhood and what his birth mother put him through. That is a love that David's real mother never gave to David. His one wish was to find love from a mother and Alice showed him that. So now his search for a mother's love is over.
Page: 289: David and his father reunited after not seeing each other for years. David admired his dad. He inspired David to be brave and help others when needed. But as he goes to look for him he finds out that his father became a drunk again and quit his job as a fireman. His mother drove him to the point where he let go of himself. His father told David before he left to never become like him. And those words pushed David to become a better this his father. Instead of following in his foot steps, David became a solider of the U.S Air force.