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Text Complexity Differentiation Report:
"Polk County Public Schools High School Approved Reading List"

In an effort to put the right book in each reader's hands, this report gives you the following insights into the books on this list.

Quantitative Measures

Below is the low, high, and average Lexile® levels for the books in this list. We hope this range shows the variety and differentiation that you want for these titles.

(290 of 457 titles have known Lexile® levels.)

Lexile® Average: 930 (Range: 420 - 1470)


Grade Band Lexile® ATOS Degrees of Reading Power® Flesch-Kincaid Fountas & Pinnell Reading Maturity SourceRater
2-3 420-820 2.75-5.14 42-54 1.98-5.34 I-P 3.53-613 0.05-2.48
4-5 740-1010 4.97-7.03 52-60 4.51-7.72 O-V 5.42-7.92 0.84-5.75
6-8 925-1185 7.00-9.98 57-67 6.51-10.34 U-Z 7.04-9.57 4.11-10.66
9-10 1050-1335 9.67-12.01 62-72 8.32-12.12 Z+ 8.41-10.81 9.02-13.93
11-12 1185-1385 11.20-14.10 67-74 10.34-14.20 Z+ 9.57-12.00 12.30-14.50
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Reading Level and Grade Band Crosswalk

Source: National Governors Association for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers.[1]

Qualitative Measures

This graph reveals the aggregated low, high, and average qualitative measures for the books in this list. We hope this range of information shows the variety and differentiation that you want for these titles.

(123 of 457 titles have known qualitative measurements.)

 

Qualitative Text Complexity Ranges

  • Slightly
  • Moderately
  • Very
  • Exceedingly
Meaning
Text Organization
Use of Visual Features
Conventionality
Vocabulary
Sentence Structure
Life Experience/Subject Knowledge
Cultural Knowledge/Intertextuality

= average of submitted values = low and high range of submitted values


Qualitative measures for each title are determined by professional educators who complete the literary or informational text complexity rubrics, and results are crowd sourced for each title. These are relatively new on TeachingBooks.net, so only a small percentage of all titles have currently been evaluated. Perhaps you can help?

Genre & Curricular Area Measures Summary

Below please find the most common Genres and Curricular Areas for the books in this list. We hope this information shows the variety and differentiation that you want for these titles.

(419 of 457 titles have genres or curricular ares.)

Genres
  • Historical Fiction (203 books)
  • Science Fiction / Fantasy (76 books)
  • Drama (70 books)
  • Poetry (42 books)
  • Realistic Fiction (38 books)
  • Biography (37 books)
  • Adventure (35 books)
  • Humor (26 books)
  • Nonfiction (25 books)
  • Horror (15 books)
  • Fairy Tales / Folklore (7 books)
  • Mystery (7 books)
  • Sports (5 books)
Curricular Areas
  • English Language Arts (404 books)
  • Social Studies (107 books)
  • Health (37 books)
  • History (35 books)
  • Science (19 books)
  • Physical Education (8 books)
  • French (4 books)
  • Spanish (3 books)
  • Music (1 books)
  • Art (1 books)
Not Represented

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Instructional Materials Summary

Below please find a summary of available multimedia texts and instructional materials that enrich and deepen the discussion of the titles on this list.

  • 152 Videos
  • 365 Book Readings
  • 1207 Lesson Plans
  • Total of 2867 resources

View List and then hover over or click on any book image to get resources for a specific title.

Details for Each Book

Below please find information about each book that reveals curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and Qualitative measures, along with a summary of the collection of online instructional materials available at TeachingBooks.net.


Below are the titles on "Polk County Public Schools High School Approved Reading List". If you wish to see the curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and Qualitative measures, along with the collection of ready-to-use instructional materials, go online to TeachingBooks at: https://www.teachingbooks.net/ql43rhb


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The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Lexile: 670

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Lexile: 870

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Lexile: 670

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Lexile: 880

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Anthem by Ayn Rand
Lexile: 880

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Lexile: 730

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Lexile: 690

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Lexile: 650

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Night by Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel
Lexile: 590

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Lexile: 940

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Lexile: 870

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Lexile: 770

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Lexile: 780

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Tears of a Tiger by Sharon M. Draper
Lexile: 700

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Lexile: 1390

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Forged by Fire by Sharon M. Draper
Lexile: 780

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Anne Frank by Anne Frank
Lexile: 1020

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Lexile: 640

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Lexile: 1350

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling and Mary GrandPre and
Lexile: 950

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Slightly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Lexile: 1030

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Lexile: 460

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Lexile: 500

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
Lexile: 1130

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Lexile: 840

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Lexile: 910

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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1984 by George Orwell
Lexile: 1090

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Lexile: 680

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Dracula by Bram Stoker
Lexile: 1020

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Lexile: 450

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Slightly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Slightly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Slightly Complex
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Lexile: 940

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
Lexile: 880

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Lexile: 1280

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Odyssey by Homer
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Lexile: 1320

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
Lexile: 1000

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
  • Intertextuality: Exceedingly Complex
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Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Lexile: 980

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Lexile: 1030

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Lexile: 880

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Lexile: 810

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Briar Rose by Jane Yolen and Terri Windling

Briar Rose

by Jane Yolen and Terri Windling
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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My Antonia by Willa Cather
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Lexile: 710

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Red Scarf Girl by Ji-li Jiang
Lexile: 780

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen
Lexile: 730

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Lexile: 530

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Lexile: 870

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lexile: 550

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Lexile: 630

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Lexile: 1070

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Lexile: 1070

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
Lexile: 820

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Lexile: 1370

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Pearl by John Steinbeck
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Exceedingly Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
Lexile: 780

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher
Lexile: 850

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Lexile: 850

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Lexile: 1270

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie by David Lubar
Lexile: 560

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Slightly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Slightly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Lexile: 1050

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
Lexile: 740

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier
Lexile: 750

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Ironman by Chris Crutcher
Lexile: 980

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Slightly Complex
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Crime and Punishment by Fyodor M. Dostoevsky
Lexile: 850

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
Lexile: 1340

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Lexile: 1030

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Beloved by Toni Morrison
Lexile: 870

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Walden, or Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau
Lexile: 1300

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Lexile: 850

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Our Town by Thornton Wilder
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Slightly Complex
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The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
Lexile: 1050

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Lexile: 830

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Exceedingly Complex
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Mythology by Edith Hamilton
Lexile: 1040

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Black Boy by Richard Wright
Lexile: 950

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
  • Intertextuality: Exceedingly Complex
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Lexile: 970

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
Lexile: 780

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Stranger by Albert Camus
Lexile: 880

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Lexile: 960

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
Lexile: 800

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Hiroshima by John Hersey
Lexile: 1190

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Lexile: 930

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Lexile: 1000

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare
Lexile: 1020

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
Lexile: 950

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Lexile: 950

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley
Lexile: 1120

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
Lexile: 1170

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor M. Dostoevsky and Malcolm, III Jones
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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Ordinary People by Judith Guest
Lexile: 600

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Lexile: 610

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat
Lexile: 1330

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Lay That Trumpet in Our Hands by Susan Carol McCarthy
Lexile: 940

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Exceedingly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Exceedingly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Lexile: 860

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
Lexile: 1070

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds by Paul Zindel
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Slightly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Lexile: 570

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Exceedingly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Lexile: 900

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Exceedingly Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Exceedingly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Exceedingly Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Exceedingly Complex
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Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Mrs. Dalloway

by Virginia Woolf
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That Was Then, This Is Now by S.E. Hinton
Lexile: 780

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Moderately Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Light in August by William Faulkner

Light in August

by William Faulkner
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A Death in the Family by James Agee

A Death in the Family

by James Agee
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Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke

Childhood's End

by Arthur C. Clarke
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Where the Lilies Bloom by Vera Cleaver and Bill Cleaver
Lexile: 920

Qualitative Measures:

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The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton
Lexile: 840

Qualitative Measures:

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The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
Lexile: 1160

Qualitative Measures:

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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Lexile: 960

Qualitative Measures:

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The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
Lexile: 1240

Qualitative Measures:

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A Room with a View by E.M. Forster

A Room with a View

by E.M. Forster
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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Joanne Greenberg
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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I, Claudius by Robert Graves
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
Lexile: 1040

Qualitative Measures:

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The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Lexile: 1320

Qualitative Measures:

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Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
Lexile: 710

Qualitative Measures:

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The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Natural by Bernard Malamud
Lexile: 1060

Qualitative Measures:

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All My Sons by Arthur Miller
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Misanthrope by Moliere
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Lexile: 810

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Slightly Complex
  • Conventionality: Slightly Complex
  • Vocabulary: Slightly Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Life Experiences : Moderately Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Moderately Complex
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Bless the Beasts and Children by Glendon Swarthout
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Lexile: 1240

Qualitative Measures:

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Pigman's Legacy by Paul Zindel
Lexile: 940

Qualitative Measures:

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Coriolanus by William Shakespeare
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Cymbeline by William Shakespeare
Lexile: 1310

Qualitative Measures:

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Henry VIII by William Shakespeare
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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King John by William Shakespeare
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Richard II by William Shakespeare
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
Lexile: 1210

Qualitative Measures:

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Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Chapterhouse Dune by Frank Herbert
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather and Sharon O'Brien
Lexile: 1150

Qualitative Measures:

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Seize the Day by Saul Bellow and Cynthia Ozick

Seize the Day

by Saul Bellow and Cynthia Ozick
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Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
Lexile: 1320

Qualitative Measures:

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Behind the Secret Window by Nelly S. Toll
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
Lexile: 1040

Qualitative Measures:

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The Water Is Wide by Pat Conroy
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

I Heard the Owl Call My Name

by Margaret Craven
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The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
Lexile: 940

Qualitative Measures:

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
Lexile: 1100

Qualitative Measures:

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Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
Lexile: 980

Qualitative Measures:

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Howard's End by E.M. Forster
Lexile: 820

Qualitative Measures:

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A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest J. Gaines
Lexile: 650

Qualitative Measures:

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The Lion in Winter by James Goldman
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Morning is a Long Time Coming by Bette Greene
Lexile: 910

Qualitative Measures:

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The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
Lexile: 1090

Qualitative Measures:

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Demian by Hermann Hesse
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

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Lost Horizon by James Hilton
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Lexile: 920

Qualitative Measures:

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Fantastic Voyage by Isaac Asimov
Lexile: 770

Qualitative Measures:

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The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Beach Music by Pat Conroy
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Great Santini by Pat Conroy
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper
Lexile: 1340

Qualitative Measures:

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My Cousin Rachel by Daphne DuMaurier
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Eleni by Nicholas Gage
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

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Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling
Lexile: 1020

Qualitative Measures:

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The Assistant by Bernard Malamud
Lexile: 880

Qualitative Measures:

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The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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The Mutiny on the Bounty by Patrick O'Brien
Lexile: 930

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The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy
Lexile: 1140

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Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak
Lexile: Unknown

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The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter
Lexile: 870

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Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini
Lexile: Unknown

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A Land Remembered by Patrick D. Smith
Lexile: 810

Qualitative Measures:

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Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Slightly Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan
Lexile: 810

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Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan
Lexile: Unknown

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Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain
Lexile: 1090

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Jubilee by Margaret Walker
Lexile: 1090

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The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk
Lexile: 910

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Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
Lexile: 820

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Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
American Dream and Zoo Story by Edward Albee

American Dream and Zoo Story

by Edward Albee
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A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich
Lexile: 1020

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Lilies of the Field by William E Barrett

Lilies of the Field

by William E Barrett
No Cover Available
Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov

Foundation Trilogy

by Isaac Asimov
No Cover Available
Run Silent Run Deep by Edward L Beach

Run Silent Run Deep

by Edward L Beach
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Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore
Lexile: Unknown

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A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Durango Street by Frank Bonham

Durango Street

by Frank Bonham
No Cover Available
Nitty Gritty by Frank Bonham

Nitty Gritty

by Frank Bonham
No Cover Available
Bridge Over the River Kwai by Pierre Boulle

Bridge Over the River Kwai

by Pierre Boulle
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To Sir, with Love by E.R. Braithwaite
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Fail-Safe by Eugene Burdick

Fail-Safe

by Eugene Burdick
No Cover Available
Alone by Richard E Byrd

Alone

by Richard E Byrd
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Shadow of the Giant by Orson Scott Card
Lexile: 830

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Shadow Puppets by Orson Scott Card
Lexile: 850

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Sundowners by Jon Cleary

Sundowners

by Jon Cleary
No Cover Available
Leather-Stocking Tales: I. the Deerslayer; II. the Last of the Mohicans; III. the Pathfinder; IV. the Pioneers; V. the Prairie (Classic Reprin by James Fenimore Cooper

Leather-Stocking Tales: I. the Deerslayer; II. the Last of the Mohicans; III. the Pathfinder; IV. the Pioneers; V. the Prairie (Classic Reprin

by James Fenimore Cooper
No Cover Available
Citadel (Classic Reprint) by Archibald Joseph Cronin

Citadel (Classic Reprint)

by Archibald Joseph Cronin
No Cover Available
Keys of the Kingdom by A J Cronin

Keys of the Kingdom

by A J Cronin
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The Hours by Michael Cunningham
Lexile: 960

Qualitative Measures:

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Lexile: 940

Qualitative Measures:

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Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
Lexile: Unknown

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An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
Lexile: 1170

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April Morning by Howard Fast
Lexile: 990

Qualitative Measures:

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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding
Lexile: Unknown

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The African Queen by C.S. Forester
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Lexile: 710

Qualitative Measures:

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She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Far from the Madding Crowd

by Thomas Hardy
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The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman
Lexile: Unknown

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A Bell for Adano by John Hersey
Lexile: 750

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Good-Bye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton
Lexile: Unknown

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The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
Lexile: Unknown

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The Master Builder by Henrik Ibsen
Lexile: Unknown

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Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson
Lexile: 870

Qualitative Measures:

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The Castle by Franz Kafka
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

Westward Ho!

by Charles Kingsley
No Cover Available
Laughing Boy by Oliver LaFarge

Laughing Boy

by Oliver LaFarge
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The Ugly American by Eugene Burdick and William J. Lederer
Lexile: 960

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
The Complete Works by Louis L'Amour

The Complete Works

by Louis L'Amour
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The Beginning Place by Ursula K. LeGuin
Lexile: 890

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn

How Green Was My Valley

by Richard Llewellyn
No Cover Available
Eric by Doris Lund

Eric

by Doris Lund
No Cover Available
Guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean

Guns of Navarone

by Alistair MacLean
No Cover Available
Ice Station Zebra by Alistair MacLean

Ice Station Zebra

by Alistair MacLean
No Cover Available

J.B.

by Archibald MacLeish
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A Whale for the Killing by Farley Mowat
Lexile: 1160

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Tar Baby by Toni Morrison
Lexile: Unknown

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Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody
Lexile: 870

Qualitative Measures:

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The Fixer by Bernard Malamud
Lexile: Unknown

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Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
Lexile: Unknown

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Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
Lexile: 910

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Complete Works by James Michener

Complete Works

by James Michener
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The Imaginary Invalid by Moliere
Lexile: Unknown

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Megatrends by John Naisbitt
Lexile: Unknown

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Lisa, Bright and Dark by John Neufeld
Lexile: 690

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McTeague by Frank Norris
Lexile: 1010

Qualitative Measures:

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The Octopus by Frank Norris
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available

Pit: A Story of Chicago

by Joseph A (Introduction by) Norris Frank; McElrath
No Cover Available
Star Gate by Andre Norton

Star Gate

by Andre Norton
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Cross Creek by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Lexile: Unknown

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The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

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Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Moderately Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Life Experiences : Very Complex
  • Cultural Knowledge: Very Complex
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Close Enough to Touch by Richard Peck
Lexile: 690

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
My Story: A Child Called It, the Lost Boy, a Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer

My Story: A Child Called It, the Lost Boy, a Man Named Dave

by Dave Pelzer
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The Italian Woman by Jean Plaidy
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Mary Queen of Scots by Jean Plaidy

Mary Queen of Scots

by Jean Plaidy
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The Collected Poems by Sylvia Plath
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Boy Who Could Make Himself Disappear, Th by Kin Platt

Boy Who Could Make Himself Disappear, Th

by Kin Platt
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The Complete Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
Lexile: Unknown

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Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter
Lexile: Unknown

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Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter
Lexile: Unknown

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Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? by John R. Powers
Lexile: Unknown

Qualitative Measures:

No Cover Available
Sea of Grass by Conrad Richter

Sea of Grass

by Conrad Richter
No Cover Available
Northwest Passage by Kenneth Roberts