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Pig Heart Boy, by Malorie Blackman 



Pig Heart Boy is a children's novel by Malorie BlackmanIt tells the story of Cameron, a 13-year-old boy with serious heart problems, who needs a heart transplant to surviveThe only chance for him is an experimental and controversial transplant with a heart taken from a pig.

Will Cameron go ahead with the transplant?


Pig Heart Boy will be enjoyed in the classroom but also used as a stimulus to support our writing. We will be producing a persuasive letter, as well as a newspaper report. 


Recommended reads by the same author:

  • Naughts and Crosses (series)
  • Girl Wonder (series)
  • Chasing the Stars


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