Sky Island: being the further exciting adventures of Trot and Cap'n Bill after their visit to the sea fairies

Author: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank)

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 3
  • Illustrated? No
  • Audiobook
  • Length: C
  • Flesch: 79.17
  • Kincaid: 6.06
  • Fog Level: 8.7
  • Core 1 and 2: 79.87

Placement Text

"Hello," said the boy. "Hello," answered Trot, looking up surprised. "Where did you come from?" "Philadelphia," said he. "Dear me," said Trot, "you're a long way from home, then." "'Bout as far as I can get, in this country," the boy replied, gazing out over the water. "Isn't this the Pacific Ocean?" "Of course." "Why of course?" he asked. "Because it's the biggest lot of water in all the world." "How do you know?" "Cap'n Bill told me," she said. "Who's Cap'n Bill?" "An old sailorman who's a friend of mine. He lives at my house, too—the white house