Charlotte's Web by E. B. White

A young girl named Fern saves a runt piglet from being slaughtered and names him Wilbur. When Wilbur grows too large, he is sent to live in her uncle's barn, where he befriends a clever spider named Charlotte. When Wilbur's life is in danger again, Charlotte weaves messages into her web to convince the farmer that Wilbur is too special to kill. The book explores themes of friendship, sacrifice, and the cycle of life.

The 99th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 2171

Since this book was first published in 1952, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 2171.0.

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