Charlotte's Web

by E. B. White

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Book Information

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


Important Quote: 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)

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