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Little Chicago

by Adam Rapp

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An intense, unsettling, sometimes graphic story of sexual abuse, neglect and bullying. For Blacky, the abuse and bullying is just the way his life is. Lib notes: Graphic scenes and dialog: Bullies pissing on Blacky, Blacky giving a guy a hand job, description of Al's abuse, swearing.
  Salsabrarian | Feb 2, 2016 |
Blacky, who has just been sexually abused by someone he looks up to doesn't understand what has really happened. He struggles to understand the world around him but doesn't quite understand that the things he is doing are not helping. ( )
  kclopez | Jan 28, 2012 |
11-year-old Blacky Brown is abused by his single mother's boyfriend. ( )
  TonySandel | Sep 15, 2007 |
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From the woods my house is so blue it's purple.
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Eleven-year-old Blacky Brown's life begins to fall apart after he is molested by his mother's boyfriend. The boyfriend is given a slap on the wrist, Blacky gets no therapy or help in his healing, the story gets around school and he becomes an outcast, and he makes a new friend only to lose her. His story is a free-fall from start to finish.
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An eleven-year-old boy tries to cope with being sexually abused, neglected, and treated cruelly at school.

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