Bluetick Pig is the ninth book in Jesse Stuart’s junior book series. Sarah Powell adopts a baby pig who has a series of adventures that changes the fortunes of the Powell family and the little pig who grows up to be the biggest attraction at the Greenwood County Fair.
Meet the Author
Jesse Stuart (1906-1984) was a noted author, educator, lecturer, world traveler, farmer, and environmentalist. He was a prolific writer who served as Kentucky’s Poet Laureate in 1954-55. He is buried near his home in W-Hollow, a little valley in Greenup County that became part of America’s literary landscape through Stuart’s writings. His work is represented at the Kentucky Book Festival by Dr. Cathy Roberts.