The Pigman

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By Paul Zindel
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
The Pigman
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Join the millions of readers who have discovered The Pigman, the beloved, groundbreaking young adult classic from Paul Zindel, the Pulitzer Prizewinning author of The Effect of Gamma Rays on ManintheMoon Marigolds. In The Pigman, what begins as a teenage prank soon becomes a timeless examination of grief, acceptance, and the transformative power of friendship. Highschool sophomores John and Lorraine had no idea what they were starting when they made a prank phone call to a stranger named Angelo Pignati. Virtually overnight, they befriended the old man. But now Mr. Pignati is dead. And for John and Lorraine, the only way to find peace is to write down their friends storythe true story of the Pigman. Supports the Common Core State Standards

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36448 words36,448 words
Lexile 880LLexile 880L
Grade 7 to 99Grade 7 to 99
Published 1968Published 1968

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