by: E.B. White, 1952
This fictional story is about a pig named Wilbur who was happily raised by a girl named Fern. Fern took care of Wilbur until he was too big to live in the house. Fern was not going to raise Wilbur anymore. So now Wilbur is a barn pig and Fern does not need to take care of Wilbur. Wilbur is sad and lonely until he meets Charlotte, the beautiful gray spider who also lives in the barn with him.
Soon Wilbur finds out that he is going to be slaughtered for bacon and pork. Wilbur is devastated and does not want to die. Charlotte thinks of many ways to stop Wilbur's unpleasant fate. Her clever schemes that stop Wilbur from being killed will leave you smiling.