The Pigman

Book review by Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Teens grasp impact of their hurtfulness in emotional novel.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 17+

Poor role models

Two lying and cheating teenagers con an old man into a friendship that eventually kills him with a heart attack. Such a depressing dead-ended plot. Just about every character in this book is dysfunctional in some way.

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