Publication Date: October 15, 1952
Reading Level: Lexile Measure 680L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level R
Interest Level: Grades 3-7
Major Awards: 1953 Newbery Honor Book
Number of Pages: 192 pages
Approximate Word Count: 58,560 words
Audible Book Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
Book Themes: Friendship,Admiration, Language and Communication, The Home, Perseverance, Mortality, Coming of Age
Genre: Young Adult Literature; Coming-Of-Age; Quest
Setting: American farmland, sometime before the 1950s
Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.
First Line: "Where's Papa going with that ax?" said Fern to her mother as they were setting the table for breakfast.
Point of View: Third Person (Omniscient)