A Sailor's Lass

Author: Leslie, Emma

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 3
  • Illustrated? Yes
  • Length: B
  • Flesch: 79.01
  • Kincaid: 7.17
  • Fog Level: 9.6
  • Core 1 and 2: 85.67

Placement Text

"Mother, we're afloat agin." It was a gruff, sleepy voice that spoke, and the old fisherman turned over and snored on, as though the fact of their home being afloat was of no consequence to him. His wife, however, was by no means so easy in her mind, for it was only during the equinoctial gales and an unusually high tide that their home was lifted from its moorings; and now it had been swinging and swaying for hours, and the rusty chains that held it fast to some posts were creaking and straining as though the next gust of