A Day No Pigs Would Die
Originally published in hardcover in 1972, A Day No Pigs Would Diewas one of the first young adult books, along with titles like The Outsidersand 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.