This book is a sad story, but happy also. It sad to see a child lost and abused like this. Childern get lost in a family and are not seen by the people that need to see them until its too late. There is hope a lot of times for childern that have been abused. They are rescued from stuff they do not need to see or hear. They are taken away and given another chance at life. This book show you what childern go through. What they have to suffer in an abusive home. The story is told with passion, hate, sadness, longing, hope, joy, peace, and love. I cried over this book. I cried seeing how this child was abused. How could a mother be so crul. This book will keep you going. It will make you appericate your good life.