A Day No Pigs Would Die

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (3.98 hours)
Product Number: Z100010674
Released: Aug 24, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780307738004
Narrator/s: Lincoln Hoppe
Publisher: Listening Library
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Description

Originally published in hardcover in 1972, A Day No Pigs Would Die was one of the first young adult books, along with titles like The Outsiders and The Chocolate War. In it, author 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.

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Author(s): Robert Newton Peck
Original Publish Date: Aug 24, 2010

All formats/editions

CD
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SteadyReader
Author(s): Robert Newton Peck
Narrator(s): Johnny Heller
Product Number C7042
Released: Aug 20, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428159167
eBook
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Author(s): Robert Newton Peck
Product Number EB00160829
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: #9780307574510
Kit
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SteadyReader Homework Pack
Author(s): Robert Newton Peck
Narrator(s): Johnny Heller
Product Number 3B401
Released: Sep 04, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428161429
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SteadyReader Class Set
Author(s): Robert Newton Peck
Narrator(s): Johnny Heller
Product Number 3L401
Released: Feb 28, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428161436
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SteadyReader Hanging Bag
Author(s): Robert Newton Peck
Narrator(s): Johnny Heller
Product Number 3C952
Released: Sep 13, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781428161443
Text
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Robert Newton Peck
Product Number 43109
Released: Feb 04, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780788756061
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Text - Paperback
Author(s): Robert Newton Peck
Product Number 12197
Released: Jan 14, 2000
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780679853060

Professional reviews

"Peck's coming-of-age memoir of his Shaker boyhood on a Vermont farm was first published in 1972. It stands the test of time well. With humor and honesty, he tells the emotionally intense story of becoming a man, "doing what's got to be done." Lincoln Hoppe's narration is disappointing. His delivery, in the voice of 13-year-old Robert, is filled with the gravity and weight of important events, but there's no modulation or variety in his voice or tempo. Every word carries the same weight regardless of whether he's relating Rob's excitement at showing his pet sow at the fair or his grief at the harsh reality of nature's laws. The humor in the story is lost in the narrator's heaviness. N.E.M. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"

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