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{October 9, 2011}   Review: A Child Called “It”

Title: A Child Called “It”

Author: Dave Pelzer

MLA Citation: Pelzer, David J.. A Child Called “It”: An Abused Child’s Journey from Victim to Victor. Deerfield Beach: Health Communications, 1995. Print.


Annotation: The accounts of a boy named Dave and the abuse he endures by the hands of his mother, an alcoholic, and a father that doesn’t stop her.

Review:  A Child Called “It” is a heartbreaking account of the abuse Dave endures from his mother. Written from the perspective of a child, A Child Called “It” brings the reader into the torturous world of young Dave. Pelzer forces the reader’s eyes open to the horrors of child abuse, ranging from the expected abuse to unbelievable chemical torture.

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