Marissa Meyer - LUNAR CHRONICLES reading levels

Rewriting the Cinderella tale, with CINDER as a cyborg, has made Marissa Meyers tremendously popular.   She has gotten good reviews from readers, and has stated that she intends to make the Lunar Chronicles a four book series.

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bookcover of GLITCHES by Marissa MeyerGLITCHES: A Tor.Com Original SHORT STORY [Kindle Edition]  
(Lunar Chronicles, #0.5)

4.04 avg rating — 3,830 ratings

Cyborg Cinder has always been alone in the world.  When she learns that she’s going to be adopted, her whole life changes – she gets an all-new family, complete with a mostly-absent father, two step-sisters and an unwelcoming stepmother.  How will she cope with being the only cyborg in the family?  This story is a prequel to the futuristic fairytale Cinder, by Marissa Meyer.

  • File Size: 291 KB
  • Print Length: 26 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books (January 18, 2012)
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • Sample pages available 

bookcover of CINDER  (The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1)  by Marissa MeyerCINDER
(The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1)
by Marissa Meyer

**Starred Review** PublishersWeekly
4.08 avg rating — 79,494 ratings

Cinder is a cyborg. Reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness her life becomes intertwined with a handsome Prince and an intergalactic struggle.

Reading Information:
Word Count: 87,661
Page Count: 400
Accelerated Reading level 5.8 / points: 14.0
AR quiz: 148727
Lexile: 790L

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bookcover of SCARLET  (The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2)  by Marissa MeyerSCARLET
(The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2)

**Starred Review** PublishersWeekly
**Starred Review** ALA Booklist

4.31 avg rating — 28,275 ratings 

Cinder's in prison and Scarlet Benoit's grandmother is missing. And as it turns out there are many things about her grandmother that Scarlet doesn't know.  Things that would explain why she's been in such danger all her life.

Scarlet meets Wolf, a street fighter, who would appear have information as to where her grandmother is.  Only she doesn't think she can trust him.  But one this is sure.  They need to stay away of vicious Lunar Queen Levana.

Word Count: 99,592
Page Count: 
Accelerated Reader:   5.8 / points: 16.0
AR quiz: 156741

bookcover of CRESS  (The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3)  by Marissa Meyer
(The Lunar Chronicles, Book 3)

**Starred Review** PublishersWeekly
4.58 avg rating — 3,624 ratings

This book moves the reader closer to the confrontation with Queen Levana. Cinder, Captain Thorne, Scarlet and Wolf are on the run.

Cress is the girl that's been raised in isolation with only computers for company. It's the crews plan to free her and prevent an invasion of earth.

no AR information currently available
Lexile: 840L

compiled by Pam
updated February 2014