Author: Greg Power
Publisher: Progeny Press; loose-leaf format (in clear-front presentation folder)
Grade: High School
Progeny Press Study Guides provide teachers, parents, and students with questions and comparisons from the firm, and timeless, foundation of the Bible. Their study guides deal with literature as works of art and philosophy; explain and use literary terms, and deal with plot construction; dig into why the characters act, believe, and feel as they do and examine what the Bible says in similar circumstances. Easy-to-use lessons include vocabulary exercises, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, questions on related Biblical principles, activities, plus a complete answer key.
A Day No Pigs Would Die
Author: Robert Newton Peck
Period: 1920's Vermont; Fiction
Robert Peck, a Shaker boy growing up on a Vermont farm, saves a neighbor's cow and is rewarded with a piglet to raise. However, tough times bring wrenching decisions when slaughtering season comes. Told from the boy's perspective, this story is both funny and moving, as Robert learns about life, love, and death, and what it means to be a man.