TitleAuthorLexileWord Count
Great Books Roundtable Level 1870L46,003
Afternoon in LinenShirley Jackson740L1,448
A Likely PlacePaula Fox630L8,841
As the Night the DayAbioseh Nicol880L4,644
GastonWilliam Saroyan770L1,907
RattlesnakesJohn Muir1350L1,390
Raymond’s RunToni Cade Bambara1280L3,712
The MountainCharles Mungoshi860L2,743
The Mysteries of the CabalaIsaac Bashevis Singer770L3,022
The Old Man of the SeaMaeve Brennan900L2,813
The Parsley GardenWilliam Saroyan1140L2,570
The VeldtRay Bradbury600L4,593
The Witch Who Came for the WeekendWilliam Trevor950L2,847
Through the TunnelDoris Lessing870L3,961
Throwing SnowballsAnnie Dillard880L1,513
Great Books Roundtable Level 2870L45,374
Colter’s WaySebastian Junger1070L2,444
Day of the ButterflyAlice Munro960L3,748
El Diablo de la CienegaGeoffrey Becker760L5,025
Harrison BergeronKurt Vonnegut Jr.830L2,186
I Just Kept On SmilingSimon Burt550L3,055
Mercedes KaneElizabeth McCracken590L4,401
Props for FaithUrsula Hegi990L3,603
Sandra StreetMichael Anthony900L2,909
The Box House and the SnowCristina Henriquez780L4,445
The Cat and the Coffee DrinkersMax Steele1140L5,038
The First DayEdward P. Jones1060L1,902
The White CircleJohn Bell Clayton850L2,872
The White UmbrellaGish Jen560L2,825
WolfLoren Eiseley850L929
Great Books Roundtable Level 3890L51,092
ApproximationsMona Simpson650L4,175
A Visit of CharityEudora Welty820L2,297
FellowshipFranz Kafka840L310
GryphonCharles Baxter800L6,511
How It Feels to Be Colored MeZora Neale Hurston950L1,600
I Have a DreamMartin Luther King Jr.1120L1,654
Star FoodEthan Canin960L6,860
SuckerCarson McCullers870L4,259
SuperstitionsMary La Chapelle820L6,059
The BetAnton Chekhov1040L2,833
The DestructorsGraham Greene760L5,511
The Possibility of EvilShirley Jackson1090L4,029
The Secret LionAlberto Álvaro Ríos1000L2,502
The Summer of the Beautiful White HorseWilliam Saroyan720L2,489