"The Lost Boy" is the harrowing but ultimately uplifting true story of a boy's journey through the foster-care system in search of a family to love. This is Dave. The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family [Dave Pelzer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Imagine a young boy who. The Lost Boy is the sequel to Dave Pelzer's bestselling memoir of child abuse, A Child Called "It." This memoir picks up where A Child Called "It" left off, detailing.
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David endures three more years of hell at home before teachers at his school finally intervene.
Over the years, the teachers had become increasingly concerned about David's home life, noticing that he frequently came to school in rags, bearing unexplainable bruises on his arms.
His troubles at school were not initially the lost boy by dave pelzer to the child abuse and are well chronicled in A Child Called "It. A police officer pulls David out of school, taking him to a hospital, where doctors document the physical signs of abuse and treat the chemical burns on his arms.
The policeman then takes David to live with Aunt Mary, his first foster mother. David doesn't understand what's happening.
He's afraid that his mother will find him and abuse him again.
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His nightmares all involve his mother screaming that she'll never let him go. Her unexpected visit to Aunt Mary's frightens him half to death.
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He is so distraught by the bike's condition that he cried for hours. He decides to earn money in order to fix the bicycle by cleaning the bathroom for thirty cents.
After he has enough money, Tony, Lilian's son, brings David to the bicycle shop and helps David buy the right parts to fix his bicycle. One day, he decides to ride his bicycle and go down his old road where his old home is. His family sees him riding on the road, and contacts his foster family.
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Later in the book,a person who he thinks is his friend, starts using him to do illegal things. One of those times is when they plan to set one of his teacher's classroom on fire.
The fire gets out of control, and David tries to stop it. His "friend" later tells the teacher that it was all David. As a result, he is removed from his foster home, and sent to Juvenile Hall.
While he is in Juvenile Hall, he remarks that the life in it is much easier than the life 'outside'. He eventually is released, and is placed in multiple foster homes across California.
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In his sophomore year of high schoolhe is placed into a class for slow learners. He then decides that he is more interested in earning money than school, because he will be out of foster care in less than a year. He befriended kids who had given him the merest of attention. Acceptance and recognition came in the form of stealing and lying.
Deep inside, the lost boy by dave pelzer knew he was doing something wrong but his early mind shrugged it off. No matter how temporary the feeling was.