I can say that this book was thought-provoking. It made the point that we ascribe adult motivation onto children, when most of the time, they do things simply because they thought... Read morePublished 7 months ago by B. Cooper
Fascinating perspective from an 8 year old boy's mind as he is pushed through institutionalization over a misunderstood incident. Read morePublished on October 21, 2012 by TrishaPFL
A convoluted jumble of thoughts and rages. Nothing normal about this kid.Published on March 27, 2007 by Ace
This is an extremely weird book. At first I didn't like it. The whole novel discusses something that Burt did to Jessica. I wanted to discover what that was, so I kept reading. Read morePublished on May 30, 2006 by Vicki
Hailed as 'one of the most charming voices since Holden Caulfield', Burton Rembrand is the eight year old hero of this unusual and occasionally bewildering narrative of love,... Read morePublished on July 11, 2005 by Semioticghost
The life of eight year old Burton Rembrandt is brought to us through his eyes and voice, and what a story it is. Read morePublished on March 31, 2003 by J. Fercho
...of a disturbed yet literal-minded intelligent child and how he sees the world. dark disturbing undertones throughout, in reference to his days in the quiet room... Read morePublished on January 13, 2002 by "tnereffid"
when i was five i killed myself is a great book i feel, it really shows us the difference between children and adults. Read morePublished on January 6, 2002