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    Vocabulary Coverage
    (Difficult: 98%, Appropriate: 99%)
    Conventional Readability Formula
    Title Author Translator Born Died 90% 95% 98% 99% 99.5% 99.9% Word Count (Pages) Words per Sentence Syllables per Word Fog Index Flesch Reading Ease Flesch-Kincaid
    Details The Child's Day Hutchinson, Woods 1862 1930 1000 2000 5000 6000 8000 12000 40704
    (101)
    18.9 1.3 9.3 78.1 7.1
    Details The Crystal Crypt Dick, Philip K. 1928 1982 2000 4000 5000 6000 8000 12000 7313
    (18)
    8.3 1.43 6.0 77.7 4.5
    Details Hamlet Shakespeare, William 1564 1616 3000 6000 9000 13000 15000 22000 28983
    (72)
    8.3 1.43 6.8 77.6 4.5
    Details Through the Looking-Glass Carroll, Lewis 1832 1898 2000 3000 7000 11000 15000 24000 28873
    (72)
    14.1 1.36 7.7 77.5 6.0
    Details The Velveteen Rabbit Bianco, Margery Williams 1880 1944 1000 4000 7000 8000 11000 13000 3965
    (9)
    16.2 1.33 8.3 77.5 6.5
    Details The Red House Mystery Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander) 1882 1956 1000 2000 4000 5000 8000 12000 59849
    (149)
    10.4 1.41 7.4 77.2 5.1
    Details Mr. Spaceship Dick, Philip K. 1928 1982 2000 3000 4000 6000 7000 11000 10529
    (26)
    7.7 1.44 6.3 77.2 4.4
    Details My Man Jeeves Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) 1881 1975 2000 3000 5000 8000 12000 19000 50312
    (125)
    10.8 1.4 7.0 77.1 5.2
    Details Songs of Innocence and Experience Blake, William 1757 1827 4000 5000 8000 10000 12000 15000 5549
    (13)
    18.8 1.31 8.8 77.1 7.2
    Details Aesop's Fables Aesop 620BC 563BC 2000 5000 8000 10000 12000 17000 12261
    (30)
    19.3 1.3 9.7 77.1 7.3
    Details Youth Asimov, Isaac 1920 1992 2000 3000 5000 6000 9000 14000 10013
    (25)
    8.6 1.43 7.1 77.0 4.6
    Details The Princess and the Goblin Mac 1824 1905 1000 3000 5000 8000 9000 15000 50659
    (126)
    15.8 1.35 8.6 76.9 6.5
    Details Object Lessons on the Human Body A Transcript of Lessons Given in the Primary De -Buckelew, Sarah F. (Sarah Frances) 1835 2000 4000 6000 8000 11000 18000 24947
    (62)
    12.8 1.38 7.9 76.9 5.7
    Details Diary of an Enlisted Man Alstyne, Lawrence Van 2000 3000 5000 7000 10000 15000 120903
    (302)
    14.6 1.36 8.3 76.8 6.2
    Details The jungle book Kipling, Rudyard 1865 1936 2000 4000 7000 10000 13000 25000 51432
    (128)
    16.6 1.34 8.4 76.7 6.7
    Details Ghosts Ibsen, Henrik Archer, William 1828 (1856) 1906 (1924) 2000 3000 5000 7000 10000 14000 23525
    (58)
    8.4 1.44 6.4 76.7 4.7
    Details The Real Mother Goose 4000 6000 11000 14000 16000 24000 15838
    (39)
    18.5 1.32 8.4 76.6 7.2
    Details Peter Pan Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew) 1860 1937 2000 4000 7000 10000 13000 19000 47245
    (118)
    14.8 1.36 8.3 76.5 6.3
    Details Riders of the Purple Sage Grey, Zane 1872 1939 3000 5000 9000 15000 24000 24000 102465
    (256)
    12.4 1.39 7.8 76.5 5.7
    Details Peter and Wendy Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew) 1860 1937 2000 4000 7000 10000 13000 19000 47114
    (117)
    14.8 1.36 8.4 76.5 6.3
    Details Pollyanna Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) 1868 1920 1000 3000 6000 8000 9000 14000 54339
    (135)
    11.6 1.4 7.8 76.5 5.5
    Details The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank) 1856 1919 2000 3000 5000 7000 10000 17000 39505
    (98)
    17.4 1.33 9.3 76.3 6.9
    Details The Robbers Schiller, Friedrich 1759 1805 4000 5000 9000 12000 14000 21000 49365
    (123)
    9.5 1.43 7.0 76.3 5.0
    Details Grimm's Fairy Tales Grimm, Jacob 1785 1863 1000 3000 5000 8000 10000 16000 100994
    (252)
    22.3 1.28 10.4 76.2 8.2
    Details Uncle Vanya Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich 1860 1904 2000 3000 6000 9000 10000 16000 16391
    (40)
    8.8 1.44 7.1 76.2 4.8
    Details Life in the Iron-Mills; or, the Korl Woman Davis, Rebecca Harding 1831 1910 2000 4000 7000 9000 12000 15000 14838
    (37)
    13.6 1.38 7.8 76.2 6.0
    Details The Golden Goose Book Brooke, L. Leslie (Leonard Leslie) 1862 1940 1000 3000 6000 9000 14000 14000 5262
    (13)
    21.4 1.29 10.3 76.2 7.9
    Details The Defenders Dick, Philip K. 1928 1982 2000 3000 6000 10000 14000 14000 8545
    (21)
    8.9 1.44 6.9 76.2 4.9
    Details The Comedies of Terence Literally Translated into English Prose, with Notes Terence Riley, Henry T. (Henry Thomas) (1816) (1878) 2000 4000 8000 12000 18000 23000 125987
    (314)
    9.6 1.43 7.7 76.1 5.0
    Details Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories The Young Folks Treasury, Volume 1 2000 4000 7000 9000 12000 17000 169364
    (423)
    18.2 1.33 9.2 76.0 7.2
    Details The Prisoner of Zenda Hope, Anthony 1863 1933 2000 4000 6000 8000 11000 16000 53278
    (133)
    13.7 1.38 8.1 75.9 6.1
    Details The Good Old Songs We Used to Sing, '61 to '65 Oldroyd, Osborn H. (Osborn Hamiline) 1842 1930 4000 6000 9000 12000 14000 18000 6761
    (16)
    12.9 1.39 7.6 75.9 5.9
    Details The Mystery of Jockey Hollow Arden Blake Mystery Series #2 Garis, Cleo 2000 4000 6000 8000 10000 14000 45337
    (113)
    11.1 1.41 7.5 75.9 5.4
    Details The Sea-Gull Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich 1860 1904 2000 3000 5000 8000 9000 16000 18866
    (47)
    9.7 1.43 7.0 75.7 5.1
    Details Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm Grimm, Wilhelm Crane, Lucy 1786 (1842) 1859 (1882) 1000 3000 6000 8000 10000 16000 88523
    (221)
    22.3 1.28 10.5 75.7 8.2
    Details Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews United States. Work Projects Administration 2000 6000 9000 15000 20000 22000 126940
    (317)
    17.2 1.35 8.8 75.6 7.0
    Details The Adventure of the Red Circle Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir 1859 1930 2000 3000 6000 9000 9000 14000 7197
    (17)
    11.7 1.41 7.9 75.5 5.6
    Details Heidi (Gift Edition) Spyri, Johanna Stork, Elisabeth P. (Elisabeth Pausinger) 1827 1901 1000 2000 5000 6000 8000 12000 51302
    (128)
    13.6 1.39 8.4 75.4 6.1
    Details Deadfalls and Snares A Book of Instruction for Trappers About These and Other Ho Harding, A. R. (Arthur Robert) 1871 1930 2000 5000 8000 14000 19000 19000 36773
    (91)
    18.6 1.33 9.6 75.4 7.4
    Details The Monkey's Paw The Lady of the Barge and Others, Part 2. Jacobs, W. W. (William Wymark) 1863 1943 2000 4000 7000 9000 12000 19000 3926
    (9)
    12.7 1.4 8.0 75.4 5.9
    Details Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Carroll, Lewis 1832 1898 1000 3000 6000 8000 11000 18000 9601
    (24)
    15.3 1.37 8.2 75.3 6.5
    Details The Pilgrim's Progress from this world to that which is to come, delivered under Bunyan, John 1628 1688 2000 4000 8000 11000 14000 20000 56792
    (141)
    19.1 1.33 10.0 75.3 7.5
    Details Lyrical Ballads, With a Few Other Poems (1798) Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 1772 1834 3000 5000 8000 11000 13000 20000 21413
    (53)
    20.3 1.31 9.8 75.3 7.8
    Details The Romance of Tristan and Iseult B├ędier, Joseph Belloc, Hilaire 1864 (1870) 1938 (1953) 2000 4000 7000 10000 13000 21000 25763
    (64)
    23.0 1.28 10.7 75.3 8.5
    Details The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson Saemund Sigfusson Blackwell, I. A. 1179 1241 4000 6000 10000 12000 15000 23000 84459
    (211)
    11.7 1.42 7.6 75.2 5.7
    Details The Man with Two Left Feet And Other Stories Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville) 1881 1975 2000 3000 6000 8000 11000 21000 70421
    (176)
    12.3 1.41 7.9 75.2 5.8
    Details An Enemy of the People Ibsen, Henrik Sharp, R. Farquharson (Robert Farquharson) 1828 (1864) 1906 (1945) 2000 3000 5000 8000 10000 15000 30158
    (75)
    8.8 1.45 6.7 75.2 5.0
    Details An Ideal Husband Wilde, Oscar 1854 1900 1000 3000 5000 7000 10000 17000 28974
    (72)
    7.5 1.47 6.3 75.2 4.6
    Details Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Carroll, Lewis 1832 1898 2000 3000 7000 10000 15000 19000 26275
    (65)
    16.6 1.36 8.7 75.1 6.9
    Details Oedipus Trilogy Sophocles Storr, Francis 495BC (1839) 406BC (1919) 4000 7000 11000 15000 19000 24000 37158
    (92)
    14.7 1.38 8.9 75.1 6.4

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    The "Pages" shown in the parentheses at the "Word Count" are the results of the division of the "Word Count" by 400, where this website assumes a page of a book includes 400 words.