The book for October: Babe the Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith
When Babe arrives at Hogget Farm, Mrs. Hogget’s thoughts turn to sizzling
bacon and juicy pork chops—until he reveals a surprising talent for
sheepherding, that is. Before long, Babe is handling Farmer Hogget’s flock better
than any sheepdog ever could. Babe is so good, in fact, that the farmer enters him
into the Grand Challenge Sheepdog Trials. Will it take a miracle for Babe to
Please note that the reading level is crossover 8th to 9th grade and might be a
good stretch read for some adult learners (there is a lot of British and farm
language that the average Joe might not be familiar with). There is a DVD
available so there is support in the system for those who would like to watch and
If you plan to attend the Book Club meeting and need a copy of the book, call
Cleo at 918-549-7400 to get your copy! We may be providing more copies of the
book from the library for checkout than usual this time.
The Book Club meeting will be October 28 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Herman and Kate Kaiser Library.