A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality. Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penned: a razor-edged fairy tale for grown-ups that records the evolution from revolution against tyranny to a totalitarianism just as terrible.
- Lucerna Academy families: Use this book for 2 weeks in British Literature, 2 weeks in Year 4 Rhetoric Literature, and 2 weeks in Year 4 Honors Rhetoric Literature.
- Tapestry of Grace families: Read for 1 week in Year 4 Unit 1.