Darry the Life Saver; Or, The Heroes of the Coast

Author: Webster, Frank V.

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 4
  • Illustrated? No
  • Length: C
  • Flesch: 73.94
  • Kincaid: 8.17
  • Fog Level: 10.75
  • Core 1 and 2: 82.77

Placement Text

"Will we ever weather this terrible storm?" It was a half-grown lad who flung this despairing question out; the wind carried the sound of his voice off over the billows; but there came no answer. A brigantine, battered by the tropical hurricane sweeping up from the Caribbean Sea, was staggering along like a wounded beast. Her masts had long since gone by the board, and upon the stump of the mizzen-stick a bit of canvas like a goose-wing had been spread in the useless endeavor to maintain steerageway. All around, the sea rose and fell in mountainous waves, on which