ROBERT C. O'BRIEN reading level information

 Robert C. O'Brien has penned some popular books.  The Secret of NIMH is a movie loosely based on the first story on our list.

Zena Bernstein (Illustrator)

NEWBERY Medal (1972)

4.09 STARS from 81,370 GoodReaders
Stellar reviews from Amazon 

Mrs. Frisby is the lone, widowed parent of four little mouselings.  When their home is threatened she knows she must move them immediately, but she cannot because little Timothy is very, very ill.  Fortunately for her, she can call on the remarkable Rats from NIMH.

Reading Information:
Word Count: 53,752
Accelerated Reading level: 5.1 / points: 8.0
AR quiz: 62
Lexile: 790L
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Spanish edition
Senora Frisby Y Las Ratas De NIMH

3.91 STARS from 1,236 GoodReaders 
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Ellen awakens one morning with a mysterious silver crown on the pillow beside her. What magic powers it possesses she has not yet discovered, but the sudden changes in her life are unmistakable: her house is burned down, her family has disappeared, and a man in a dark uniform is stalking her.

Word Count:  65,451
Accelerated Reading level: 5.2 / points: 10.0
AR quiz: 5299
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Edgar Award
3.61  STARS from 5,417 GoodReaders

It looks to Ann like she might be the last human alive.  Her home is gone and she is all alone in an isolated valley after a nuclear holocaust.

And then, one day she sees smoke rising in the distance.  Watching the smoke over the next few days it is clear that someone is approaching.  The question is whether there is something worse than being alone...

Word Count: 58,168
Accelerated Reading level: 5.6 / points: 9.0
AR quiz: 5299
Lexile: 820L
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