The Hundred Dresses

by Eleanor Estes

The Hundred Dresses

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Book Information

Publication Date: October 1944

Reading Level: Lexile Measure 870L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level P

Interest Level: Grades 3-5

Major Awards: 1945 Newbery Winner

Number of Pages: 96 pages

Approximate Word Count: 29,280 words -- The average reader will spend 1 hours and 57 minutes reading The Hundred Dresses at 250 words per minute.*

Audible Book Length: 54 mins

Book Themes: Forgiveness, Bullying

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Setting: An American Town in Connecticut -- School, Boggins Heights (poor area of town), Petronski House

Important Quote: After a long, long time she reached an important conclusion. She was never going to stand by and say nothing again.

First Line: TODAY, Monday, Wanda Petronski was not in her seat.

Point of View: Third Person with a Limited Perspective

* Estimate from Book Length

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