Collins Hill High School Media Center Blog

A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer

This is a fantastic book! David is a sweet little boy with a loving and enduring family. His mom changed though. When David turns about seven years old, his courageous dad turns into an alcoholic and his mom starts to abuse him. David spends many years under going his mother’s torturous ways, some of which come close to killing him. While David’s brothers are treated like regular children, David is summoned to the basement to be alone. No one could help him, not even his father who slowly abandons him and his family. In this novel you will experience David’s inside struggle, his newly found methods to try to beat his mother at her own game, and his attempts to escape.

This thrilling novel literally comes down to the life or death of a little boy and his struggles along the way. This book will not disappoint you. Try A Child Called It today!

~Amanda P., Class of ’12

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March 14, 2012 - Posted by | Book recommendation

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