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Dancing Tom

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 11

Author

Elizabeth
Coatsworth

Appeared in

Dancing Tom and Other Selections from Newbery Authors

Story Summary

When young Caleb's dancing pig reaches maturity he is destined to become ham and bacon, that is, until he saves Caleb from a rattle snake and earns himself a permanent place in the family.