Jack of the Pony Express; Or, The Young Rider of the Mountain Trails

Author: Webster, Frank V.

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 1
  • Illustrated? No
  • Length: C
  • Flesch: 86.49
  • Kincaid: 4.2
  • Fog Level: 6.71
  • Core 1 and 2: 85.05

Placement Text

"Your father is a little late to-night, isn't he Jack?" "Yes, Mrs. Watson, he should have been here a half-hour ago, and he would, too, if he had ridden Sunger instead of his own horse." "You think a lot of that pony of yours, don't you, Jack?" and a motherly-looking woman came to the doorway of a small cottage and peered up the mountain trail, which ran in front of the building. Out on the trail itself stood a tall, bronzed lad, who was, in fact, about seventeen years of age, but whose robust frame and athletic build made him