The Boy from the Basement
For Charlie, the cold, dark basement is home. Father has kept him locked in there as punishment. Charlie doesn't intend to leave, but when he is accidentally thrust outside, he awakens to the alien surroundings of a world to which he's never before been exposed. Though haunted by hallucinations, fear of the basement, and his father's rage, Charlie must find a way to survive in his new world. He has escaped his past, but his journey has just begun.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - justablondemoment - LibraryThing
Really good book. Was a little hard to get past the writing style, and I had to remind myself often that this book was written and intended for the juvenile audience. I was just expecting it to be a ... Read full review
THE BOY FROM THE BASEMENTUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Charlie, 12, can't read and doesn't even know his last name. He does know he's being punished because he's bad. Father (who is plainly psychotic) keeps Charlie locked in the basement, allowing him to ... Read full review