Ella Enchanted

by Gail Carson Levine

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Book Information

Publication Date: April 25, 1997

Reading Level: Lexile Measure 670L, , Scholastic Guided Reading Level U

Interest Level: Age Range: 8 - 12 years, Grade Level: 3 - 5

Major Awards: Newbery Honor Book

Number of Pages: 240 pages

Approximate Word Count: 73,200 words

Audible Book Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins

Book Themes: Power, Family, Language, Wealth, Society and Class, Rules and Order, Choices

Genre: fairy tale

Setting: Fictional Setting - Kyrria; the town of Frell

Important Quote: I wished she’d never stop squeezing me. I wished I could spend the rest of my life as a child, being slightly crushed by someone who loved me.

First Line: THAT FOOL of a fairy Lucinda did not intend to lay a curse on me. She meant to bestow a gift.

Point of View: First Person (Central Narrator of Ella's perspective)

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