Pigboy

A High-Low Comic Adventure for Middle-Schoolers

ALA Quick Pick 2008

Silver Birch Honour Book

“Grant hits the nail on the head…A compelling story with lots of suspense, but it’s the journey to Dan’s personal redemption that is most enjoyable to read. Highly recommended.” CM Magazine.

“Grant has done a fantastic job of developing the voice of an adolescent who is the class bully’s whipping boy. Dan’s wry sense of humor catches readers’ attention and has them rooting for him practically from the first page. Pigboy is a great quick read for boys who may be reluctant readers but others will enjoy it as well.” School Library Journal

“This quick read is perfect for reluctant readers, especially boys. In a story of bravery and redemption, Grant moves quickly to first establish Dan’s post on the lowest rung of the social ladder, and then chronicles his eventual rise to the top.” KLIATT

“Author Vicki Grant does a great job capturing the reader’s interest and holding it with plenty of both humor and suspense.” Massachusetts Regional Library

…an exciting, funny adventure, with the tension building to a very satisfying finish. This award-winning author has a great sense of humor, and will have you laughing at Dan, and with him, as he outsmarts the bumbling robber and rescues his classmates in a short, quick read that will appeal to reluctant readers.”TeensReadToo

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12 Responses to Pigboy

  1. alissa says:

    i do a book project on this for skool

  2. Brittany says:

    I like this Book pigboy. :)
    Keep writing good books!! :)

    • vickigrant says:

      Thank you, Brittany! I’m glad you liked PIGBOY because I’m writing a sequel. Dan Hogg will be back next spring and in trouble again!

  3. Czar Regacho says:

    Dear Ms. Grant
    I just want to ask, want kind of problem the main character faced in the story.
    I don’t know the right term for the incident.

    I really like the flow of the story. Dan Hogg saves the day!

  4. Czar Regacho says:

    Dear Ms. Grant
    I just want to ask, WHAT kind of problem the main character faced in the story.
    I don’t know the right term for the incident.

    I really like the flow of the story. Dan Hogg saves the day!

  5. Chelsea says:

    I would love to read this book, plus many of your others :D

  6. peekachoo says:

    Omg, the book seems so intense when the substitute and the bus driver are tied up. I wonder what will happen next…. im excited to know what happens. I know dan saves the day, but i wonder how he saves the day. :) And the book is great. :D

  7. Nicole says:

    my teacher read this book in school and i loved it. He kept stoping at all the good parts. Can’t wait for the 2nd book of PIGBOY. I have always wanted to be a writer but I never knew what to write about, but now I am always write you have really inspired me. THANK YOU

  8. Jessie says:

    I love Pigboy because of the amount of suspence in the book Sincerly Jessie Franklin

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