Essays Tagged: "A Child Called It"

A Comparison and Contrast Essay Between the Book A Child Called It, by Dave Pelzer, and Three Other Articles on Child Abuse and Neglect.

The book, A Child Called It, by Dave Pelzer is an astonishing inside look at the life of an abused and neglect ... Dave Pelzer is an astonishing inside look at the life of an abused and neglected child. His journey allows the reader to see a horrible situation through the eyes of a helpless child, and has a profou ... le situation through the eyes of a helpless child, and has a profound impact on the emotions of his audience. After reading this book I felt compelled to read a bit more about the subject of child abu ...

(6 pages) 352 2 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A thesis paper on child abuse with a look into Dave Pelzers autobiography "A Child Called "IT"" Outlines various types of child abuse and prevention suggestions.

Titled Child Abuse.A thesis paper on child abuse with a look into Dave Pelzers autobiography "A Child Called "IT" ... e with a look into Dave Pelzers autobiography "A Child Called "IT"" Outlines various types of child abuse and prevention suggestions.Child abuse and neglect occur in every state, province and territor ... uggestions.Child abuse and neglect occur in every state, province and territory, in large cities, small townsand rural areas. Although many people fail to realize or admit it is and has been occurring ...

(13 pages) 410 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

"The Lost Boy" by Dave Pelzer

It is hard to imagine the trauma and hardships that David Pelzer went through as a young child and it is am ... ships that David Pelzer went through as a young child and it is amazing that he survived through it all. As a group we read the first book of David Pelzer's trilogy, A Child Called It. This book reall ... read the first book of David Pelzer's trilogy, A Child Called It. This book really sunk into our hearts and the imagery used in the book helped to put a clear picture of the dysfunctional household t ...

(2 pages) 59 1 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A child called It" book report by, Jessica Salyer

The book I read was " A child called it", by Dave Pelzer.I can't even believe the pain this child went through. H ... ave Pelzer.I can't even believe the pain this child went through. How can someone be so cruel to treat his or her child this way? I am surprised that David even survived after being beat, burned, star ... I am surprised that David even survived after being beat, burned, starved and suffocated by fumes that are severely deadly.If it were me, I don't think that I would be able to keep going. Society has ...

(3 pages) 55 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A child called "It" By: Tan Ly

Love and a family who cared was all he wanted, but hate and child abuse was all he got. David Pelzer's st ... e wanted, but hate and child abuse was all he got. David Pelzer's story is one of the most unforgettable and severe child abuse cases in California. David was brutally beaten and starved by his mother ... abuse cases in California. David was brutally beaten and starved by his mother who was an alcoholic and who had emotional problems. She played games that were unpredictable and torturous that left Dav ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Child Called It Book Review

A Child Called "It" By: David Pelzer A Child Called "It", written by ... It", written by David Pelzer, was first published in 1993. Though this story is short, it does not lack the qualities a well-written story contains. In this shocking story, a malevolent mother finds e ... y contains. In this shocking story, a malevolent mother finds excitement in torturing her own son; mainly due to alcohol. One child's courage to survive his mothers truculent acts is a compelling reso ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Child Abuse an essay about the books"A Child Called It" and "The Lost Boy." written by David Pelzer

Child AbuseThe youth of America today will be our leaders tomorrow. What if the youth never make it past 1 ... today will be our leaders tomorrow. What if the youth never make it past 13? What would happen if parents took out their anger on their children all the time? Not every child is exposed to violent pa ... eir anger on their children all the time? Not every child is exposed to violent parents, but others are not as fortunate. Child abuse, a crime that takes place everyday, is adequately addressed when s ...

(3 pages) 58 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

"The lost boy" by Dave Pelzer: Book Report.

"The Lost Boy," sequel to "A Child Called It," is a story about a boy, Dave Pelzer, who is now in foster care after being rescu ... s a story about a boy, Dave Pelzer, who is now in foster care after being rescued from his abusive, alcoholic mother. The story takes place in Daly City California and fallows his search for the love ... fornia and fallows his search for the love of a family from ages twelve to eighteen. In this story Dave experiences the instability of moving in and out of multiple foster homes, as well as bringing u ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Child Called It" - Dave Pelzer: a brief book report to help other essays achieve a better grade.

Dave Pelzer has experienced a truly extraordinary life. As a child he endured the horrors of child ab ... ienced a truly extraordinary life. As a child he endured the horrors of child abuse, included physical torture, mental cruelty and starvation. When Dave was rescued from his terrible life, he was iden ... and starvation. When Dave was rescued from his terrible life, he was identified as one of the most abused children in the state of California's history.He's won the Pulitzer Price once, with "A Child ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Child Called "It"

"A Child Called It" is a book written by a man named Dave Pelzer about his childhood, recountin ... 7; is a book written by a man named Dave Pelzer about his childhood, recounting the excessive physical and emotional abuse he endured at the hands of his mother. He describes, in detail, the different ... r. He describes, in detail, the different "punishments" his mother puts him through for being a "bad boy", from forcing him to drink ammonia or lay on top of a hot stove, to being forced t ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Abused Child Called "IT"

Have you ever wondered why people abuse other people? What happens to them, and what is their new per ... use other people? What happens to them, and what is their new personality? A very interesting book, A Child Called "IT" answers those questions in an excellent way. It deals with a child badly beaten ... wers those questions in an excellent way. It deals with a child badly beaten and starved by his unstable alcoholic mother. If you are interested in nonfiction books, that deal with sad but inspiring p ...

(1 pages) 16 1 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Child Called It

The book I read was an autobiography called A Child Called "It" by Dave Pelzer. It was the best book I have ever ... hy called A Child Called "It" by Dave Pelzer. It was the best book I have ever read in my life. It was a hard book to put down. It always left you wanting to know what was going to happen next. ... ng to know what was going to happen next. Dave Pelzer had a good life in the beginning. His family was very loving They always went on family vacations together. They would spend all the holida ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'A Child called it' by Dave Pelzer

After reading this book I really treasure my life, family and friends. It has encouraged me to keep ... really treasure my life, family and friends. It has encouraged me to keep going even when its tough and I hope it will do the same for you. This book called ‘A Child called it’ is based on a true s ... me for you. This book called ‘A Child called it’ is based on a true story about the childhood of and American boy Dave Pelzer. Dave has had a truly extra ordinary life he nearly died several times ...

(3 pages) 34 3 4.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Child Called " It"

A Child called "it", by David Pelzer is an auto biography depicting the authors abusive childhood gr ... David Pelzer is an auto biography depicting the authors abusive childhood growing up. Pelzer writes about his struggle to stay alive because he is physically and verbally abused everyday by his mother ... se he is physically and verbally abused everyday by his mother. As the book begins, the school officals finally come to realize that there is an issue with Dave and his mother physically abusing him i ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Untitled

The book I read is called A Child Called It. It is written by Dave Pelzer. The theme of this book is to keep hope ... Called It. It is written by Dave Pelzer. The theme of this book is to keep hope alive. You should have faith and dreams to have something to look forward to in your future especially when you feel yo ... omething to look forward to in your future especially when you feel you can't go on any more. Like Dave, he felt trapped as if he was never going to be free. He used his dreams and illusions every tim ...

(3 pages) 312 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A CHILD CALLED IT

A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer The book that I am reviewing is called ?A Child Called It? and it w ... elzer The book that I am reviewing is called ?A Child Called It? and it was written by Dave Pelzer. A friend recommended it to me because of how sad it is. ?A Child Called It? is the first book of a t ... it to me because of how sad it is. ?A Child Called It? is the first book of a trilogy.This book is about the author, Dave Pelzer?s, survival of getting beaten around by his mum. The book starts off q ...

(5 pages) 25 1 4.4 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Child Abuse

A child called it Chapter 1- The rescue Dave Pelzar is victim. His mother severely physically abuses ... The rescue Dave Pelzar is victim. His mother severely physically abuses him. In this chapter his teachers and a cop are rescuing him. They are taking him to a foster home.Chapter 2- Good times This c ... escuing him. They are taking him to a foster home.Chapter 2- Good times This chapter describes the part of daves life which he loved. He wasn't being abuse at this time and he was still part of the fa ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

I read the book, A Child Called "It" by: David

I read the book, A Child Called "It" by: David Pelzer. David was put though the most unimaginable things ... "It" by: David Pelzer. David was put though the most unimaginable things. Such things as the stove accident where his mother put him on the top of and burn him to show him what hell fells like. The w ... he top of and burn him to show him what hell fells like. The whole story, David tries to tell you what it was like in his house. David Pelzer lives a normal life, such as anyone else but when he was y ...

(3 pages) 1681 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Child Called It, by Dave Pelzer

The book, A Child Called It, by Dave Pelzer, is about a young boy named David, who was abused by his mother. T ... Dave Pelzer, is about a young boy named David, who was abused by his mother. The life of the boy starts out in a normal family that has issues but gets along. As the story goes on, David is like a sl ... ets along. As the story goes on, David is like a slave to his own mother. The ending of the book is a secret until one reads or listens to this essay.The beginning of David's life was like a fairytale ...

(5 pages) 24 0 2.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

child abuse

Child Abuse: Why do they do it?Lindsey R. PriceEvans High SchoolAbstractAfter much research, a physician h ... High SchoolAbstractAfter much research, a physician has yet to find a direct line to stopping child abuse. Although no one has found a specific fix to child abuse, new information is found every day. ... e has found a specific fix to child abuse, new information is found every day. Abuse has four main causes. The first main aspect to child abuse is the cycle effect. The cycle effect affects the entire ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies