The Hundred Dresses

by Eleanor Estes

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Book Information

Publication Date: October 1944


Reading Level: Lexile Measure 870L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level P


Interest Level: Grades 3-5


Major Awards: 1945 Newbery Winner


Number of Pages: 96 pages


Approximate Word Count: 29,280 words -- The average reader will spend 1 hours and 57 minutes reading The Hundred Dresses at 250 words per minute.*


Audible Book Length: 54 mins


Book Themes: Forgiveness, Bullying


Genre: Realistic Fiction


Setting: An American Town in Connecticut -- School, Boggins Heights (poor area of town), Petronski House


Important Quote: After a long, long time she reached an important conclusion. She was never going to stand by and say nothing again.


First Line: TODAY, Monday, Wanda Petronski was not in her seat.


Point of View: Third Person with a Limited Perspective

* Estimate from Book Length

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