Silver Lake

Author: Ballantyne, R. M. (Robert Michael)

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 4
  • Illustrated? No
  • Length: B
  • Flesch: 73.57
  • Kincaid: 8.12
  • Fog Level: 10.84
  • Core 1 and 2: 79.94

Placement Text

It was on a cold winter morning long ago, that Robin Gore, a bold hunter of the backwoods of America, entered his parlour and sat him down to breakfast. Robin’s parlour was also his dining-room, and his drawing-room, besides being his bedroom and his kitchen. In fact, it was the only room in his wooden hut, except a small apartment, opening off it, which was a workshop and lumber-room. Robin’s family consisted of himself, and his wife, and his son Roy, who was twelve years of age—and his daughter Nelly, who was eight, or thereabout. In addition to these,