My Name Is Davy--I'm an Alcoholic

A fifteen-year-old won't believe that he is an alcoholic until personal tragedy forces him to face reality.

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By Corey (Waupaca, WI) · October 27, 2014
I read the book “My Name Is Davy I’m An Alcoholic”. It's written by Anne Snyder. I thought it was a good book. I also thought it had a good meaning and could teach a lot of students about alcohol abuse.

The book is about a young boy named Davy. He doesn't have any friends and to make himself feel... ...more
By Samuel (Waupaca, WI) · ★★★★★ · December 09, 2014
I read the book, "My Name Is Davy, I'm an Alcoholic," by Anne Snyder. I thought this was a great book. It had a strong message toward teenage drinking, alcoholism, and the effects of alcohol on the body. I was very interested in this book; I had a hard time putting this book down.

The plot started... ...more
By Carl (Waupaca, WI) · ★★★★★ · December 17, 2014
I read “My Name is Davy, I’m an Alcoholic” by Anne Snyder. I enjoyed the book very much and could not put it down. I really liked how the characters developed throughout the story, and could relate certain situations to ones in my life. The story starts with Davy drinking all the time so that he... ...more
By Mr. Steve (Marlborough, MA) · ★☆☆☆☆ · April 10, 2010
This book is ridiculously unrealistic in today's times. Having been written in 1977, it seems outdated. It was supposed to be serious but I laughed at the absurdity of some scenes. Very different than Go Ask Alice, which doesn't seem outdated - even though it was written in 1971.

Anyhow, in case y... ...more
By Brother (West Sacramento, CA) · ★★★★★ · May 01, 2008
This is a good realistic book dealing with teenage alcoholism. It will discourage teens from drinking as it is never described as being glamorous. Teens who hate to read love this book. It's a shame that it's become so hard to find. It doesn't have the happy hollywood ending, which may be why som... ...more
By VANCE!!!!!!! (Waupaca, WI) · ★★★★☆ · May 02, 2014
the plot of the book was good but it was interesting. I thought it was cool how they decided to stop drinking. Also how they went the AA meeting to help them stop drinking. It was weird though when they were having withdrawels from the alcohol.

If i was goin to give this book to someone to read i... ...more
By Claire (Richmond Hill, GA) · ★★★★★ · June 30, 2014
A powerful book that describes the consequences of teenage drinking...a MUST read for those a fan of Dramas and Tearjerkers! ...more
By Kenneth (Franklin, MA) · ★★★☆☆ · December 30, 2014
it was a good book. written well. and depicts of the things that could happen when under the influence ...more
By Kym (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · January 21, 2009
Re reading this book, first time was when I was a teenager. It's inapropriate for young teens, more of a young adult or high school book. Quick read and a (good?) story about a 15 year old kid struggling with alcoholism. ...more
By Hope (Raleigh, NC) · July 09, 2013
This was the very first non-children's book I ever read. It was also the first book that so enthralled me I couldn't sleep until I finished it. ...more