The Resource The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family, Dave Pelzer

The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family, Dave Pelzer

Label
The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family
Title
The lost boy
Title remainder
a foster child's search for the love of a family
Statement of responsibility
Dave Pelzer
Title variation
Foster child's search for the love of a family
Title variation remainder
a foster childs search for the love of a family
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume is the second installment of a trilogy of books which depict the life of the author, who as a young boy who was physically, emotionally, and psychologically abused by his obsessive mother. The book discusses Pelzer's struggling with his ability to fit in and adapt to the new environment around him as he is put into foster care. It also talks about the kindness of his foster parents and other people around him as well as his inability to brush his mother aside
Related
Member of
Summary
The author continues the story of his own child abuse, and his experiences being a foster child moving in and out of five different foster home
Tone
Award
Colorado Blue Spruce YA Book Award, 2002.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
196189
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pelzer, David J
Dewey number
  • 362.7/6/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Intended audience
720L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
5.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
David Pelzer trilogy
Series volume
0002
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pelzer, David J
  • Abusive mothers
  • Family violence
  • Foster home care
  • Abused children
  • Children of alcoholics
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a foster child's search for the love of a family
Label
The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family, Dave Pelzer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xi, 338 pages
Isbn
9780613173537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780613173537
  • 9781558745155
Label
The lost boy : a foster child's search for the love of a family, Dave Pelzer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xi, 338 pages
Isbn
9780613173537
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780613173537
  • 9781558745155

Library Locations

    • Amityville Public LibraryBorrow it
      19 John Street, Amityville, NY, 11701, US
      40.679667 -73.41909
    • Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public LibraryBorrow it
      1 South Country Road, Brightwaters, NY, 11718, US
      40.713309 -73.257746
    • Cold Spring Harbor LibraryBorrow it
      95 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 11724, US
      40.866179 -73.460626
    • Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free LibraryBorrow it
      27550 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY, 11935, US
      41.009161 -72.485707
    • Half Hollow Hills Community LibraryBorrow it
      55 Vanderbilt Pkwy, Dix Hills, NY, 11746, US
      40.803876 -73.360391
    • East Hampton LibraryBorrow it
      159 Main Street, East Hampton, NY, 11937, US
      40.958182 -72.191193
    • John Jermain Memorial LibraryBorrow it
      34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor, NY, 11963, US
      41.00062 -72.30071
    • Montauk LibraryBorrow it
      871 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY, 11954, US
      41.038778 -71.939859
    • Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community LibraryBorrow it
      407 William Floyd Pkwy, Shirley, NY, 11967, US
      40.782705 -72.862749
    • North Babylon Public LibraryBorrow it
      815 Deer Park Ave, North Babylon, NY, 11703, US
      40.724609 -73.322287
    • Northport-East Northport Public LibraryBorrow it
      151 Laurel Ave, Northport, NY, 11768, US
      40.896016 -73.337641
    • Patchogue-Medford LibraryBorrow it
      54-60 E. Main St, Patchogue, NY, 11772, US
      40.76538 -73.013599
    • Rogers Memorial LibraryBorrow it
      91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton, NY, 11968, US
      40.886297 -72.393263
    • Riverhead Free LibraryBorrow it
      330 Court Street, Riverhead, NY, 11901, US
      40.918477 -72.669224
    • South Country LibraryBorrow it
      22 Station Road, Bellport, NY, 11713, US
      40.758119 -72.940998
    • South Huntington Public LibraryBorrow it
      145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station, NY, 11746, US
      40.822565 -73.391343
    • West Babylon Public LibraryBorrow it
      211 Route 109, West Babylon, NY, 11704, US
      40.709044 -73.354079
Processing Feedback ...