A Day No Pigs Would Die
By Robert Newton Peck
About The Book
Robert Peck- Narrator of the story and main character.
Haven Peck- Rob's father.
Pinky- Robert's pig.
Friendship, hard work, and keeping your faith.
Rob is a young boy in the small town of Learning during the 1920's. He births a couple of Holstein calves for his neighbor and for his reward his neighbor gives him a pig. Rob names her Pinky and the two of them become best friends. As Pinky becomes older she is barren. As the family goes through hard times and there is no money the only option is to slaughter Pinky.
But will Haven slaughter the only friend Rob has ever had? Or will he keep Pinky?
-Robert Newton Peck