A Day No Pigs Would Die
Robert Newton Peck weaves a story of a Vermont boyhood that is part fiction, part memoir. The result is a moving coming-of-age story that still resonates with teens today.
Robert Newton Peck weaves a story of
a Vermont boyhood that is part fiction, part memoir. The result is a moving coming-of-age story that still resonates with teens today.
Publish date: September 20th 1994
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 150
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Realistic Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Coming Of Age
, Banned Books
Series: A Day No Pigs Would Die (#1)
This is not Charlotte's Web. I knew that, and was not at all surprised when the pig died. I was, none the less, disappointed. It was bad enough the pig had to die, why did the dad? I enjoyed the first chapter or two, when Rob saved the cow and her calfs, but I honestly didn't care about the characte...
went into this with a Dandelion Wine mentality. I expected another story about a boy teetering on the brink of adulthood and childhood. This story was that and much more. The story focuses around Robert. A twelve-year-old boy living on a farm in Vermont. He acquires a pig, which he loves because it ...
The title makes me picture militant pigs, refusing to die just to please the humans and their love for bacon and ham.
Fuck this book, you guys. Just, eff you, book. I hate you.
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