The Pigman Summary
Paul Zindel

Everything you need to understand or teach The Pigman by Paul Zindel.

  • The Pigman Summary & Study Guide
  • 6 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 8 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more
  • 30 The Pigman Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Pigman Summary

Paul Zindel's first novel, The Pigman, published in New York in 1968 by Harper & Row, is a story of two dispossessed young people who find a surrogate parent in Angelo Pignati, an Italian man who has never had children and whose wife is dead. He shares his humor and joy in life with them, and in his presence, they are allowed to be carefree and childlike in a way that they can't be with...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The The Pigman Study Pack contains:

The Pigman Study Guide

Lesson Plan

The Pigman Lesson Plans contain 134 pages of teaching material, including: