A Day No Pigs Would Die Resources
Robert Newton Peck's very own web site.
Check out this brief history of the Shaker sect. How does the author do in portraying it?
Here's a biography of Robert Newton Peck, with a list of his published books. You know you want to dig into more.
Articles and Interviews
Check out this blog post from a teacher whose decision to teach a little differently was supported by a classroom visit from Robert Newton Peck. (How can we get in on that action?!)
A blow-by-blow description of Peck's how-to book for writers, Secrets of Successful Fiction.
Want to get a feel for the Shaker way of life? Listen to this Shaker tune, "Simple Gifts."
Enjoy a sample from the audio book edition of A Day No Pigs Would Die. You tell us—is it even sadder when read aloud?
Or wait… is this Crocodile Dundee?
A little on the ominous side, huh?
Feast your eyes on this picture of the Vermont countryside.