A Girl in Ten Thousand

Author: Meade, L. T.

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 2
  • Illustrated? No
  • Length: C
  • Flesch: 84.69
  • Kincaid: 4.51
  • Fog Level: 6.97
  • Core 1 and 2: 86.85

Placement Text

"You are the comfort of my life, Effie. If you make up your mind to go away, what is to become of me?" The speaker was a middle-aged woman. She was lying on a sofa in a shabby little parlor. The sofa was covered with horse-hair, the room had a faded paper, and faded chintz covered the shabby furniture. The woman's pleading words were emphasized by her tired eyes and worn face. She looked full at the young girl to whom she spoke. "What shall I do without you, and what will your father say?" "I have made up my