The Pig who Saved the Day Author:Thomas Crawford "It was a bright, sunny summer morning when Herman first came to the farm. Herman was a pig. The only pig on the farm." — This is a heartwarming tale of a little pig who is adopted onto a farm. The farmer and his wife really like the pig; the rest of the animals do not, even though they don't know him at all. They plot to have the pig dismiss... more »ed. It seems their plan is going to work, but then when danger strikes, the pig puts his own life on the line to save the other animals.
This is an easy reader that touches on themes of discrimination, sacrifice, and repentance.
This story does include a gun (the farmer kills a wolf).