The Child Called It

Dave Pelzer

Summary

A little boy named Dave Pelzer is beaten and starved by his emotional alcoholic mother. She abused Dave so bad that he nearly ended up dead multiple times. She played horrible "games' with him. She no longer considered him a son, but a slave, and no longer a person, but an "it". Dave was forced to sleep on an army cot in the basement and when he was offered food it was the scraps that the dogs didn't eat. Nobody knew of the horrible life he was living. The only reason he wanted to stay alive was because of the hope of someday having someone to love and care for him.

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Aryne Lykes

What I Thought

I thought this book was really sad but it was good. it keeps you reading, you don't want to put the book down. I recommend this book.