“There are many things that occupy my time. As a working mom, reading is a luxury which I value and enjoy. Oftentimes it is difficult for me to put down a good book. Thus, there are times I end up sleeping late or even reading while traveling (not a good practice since doing so damages your eyes). One of the good books I have read is the trilogy on the life of Dave Pelzer. “A Child Called “It’, ” “The Lost Boy, ” and “A Man Named Dave.” The story is about a person’s determination to survive and triumph in life despite the sufferings inflicted by his own mother. I especially liked it because it is a true story of how love can help one forgive and move on.
Reading is a passion I share with my children. The Xavier HS and GS Learning Resource Center have a a good collection of books. Even with the convenience of e-books, I enjoy turning the page, seeing how many more pages are left and looking forward to next book.”
Mrs. Fe Esperanza Chua is an administrative staff from the Development and Alumni Relations Office. Admittedly, reading is one of her passion. She often drops by at the HS LRC before 7:30 to borrow books or return them. Below is an excerpt of our one to one interview with her.
About the book:
In her interview, she mentioned how she enjoys reading the story of Dave Pelzer. A Child Called…It is available in HS Fiction at P35c 1995.
This book is about a boy who was being abused by his own mother. At the age of 4, Dave was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother. He had nothing or no one to turn to, but his dreams kept him alive —dreams of someone taking care of him, loving him and calling him their son.
Source: Google Books