• Flesch-Kincaid Level: 8
  • Approx. Reading Time: 3 hours and 31 minutes
Fiction

The Country of the Pointed Firs

SARAH ORNE JEWETT (1849-1909) was born and died in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was the region's most distinguished doctor and, as a child, Jewett often accompanied him on his round of patient visits. She began writing poetry at an early age and when she was only 19 her short story "Mr. Bruce" w...
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 8
  • Approx. Reading Time: 3 hours and 31 minutes