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The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City by Jodi Kendall
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really liked it
bookshelves: childrens-lit, library-borrowed, middle-grade

3.5. There was nothing wrong with this book, per se. I had a hard time maintaining interest and I suspect that's because I was hoping it'd be less pig, more gymnastics (it came up on a list of sports-themed MG stories). There were a lot of characters to juggle too, between several siblings to a half a dozen friends who didn't particularly stand out to me (even best friend Lucy was a bit player, imo).

There's a lot going on in this story, but I appreciate the attempt at portraying a family that's socioeconomically disadvantaged.
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Reading Progress

April 17, 2018 – Started Reading
April 17, 2018 – Shelved
April 17, 2018 – Shelved as: childrens-lit
April 17, 2018 – Shelved as: library-borrowed
April 17, 2018 – Shelved as: middle-grade
April 17, 2018 –
page 20
5.95% "Novel research. I heard there would be sports featured."
April 18, 2018 –
page 45
13.39%
April 21, 2018 –
page 165
49.11%
April 22, 2018 –
page 225
66.96%
April 22, 2018 – Finished Reading

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