Analysing the books in the series, we estimate that the reading level of Chance: Escape from the Holocaust: Memories of a Refugee Childhood is 5th and 6th grade.
|Readability Test||Reading Level|
|Flesch Kincaid Scale||Grade 4|
|SMOG Index||Grade 7|
|Coleman Liau Index||Grade 6|
|Dale Chall Readability Score||Grade 5|
The estimated word count of Chance: Escape from the Holocaust: Memories of a Refugee Childhood is 32,240 words.
A person reading at the average speed of 250 words/min, will finish the book in 2 hrs 9 mins. At a slower speed of 150 words/min, they will finish it in 3 hrs 35 mins. At a faster speed of 450 words/min, they will finish it in 1 hrs 12 mins.
|Chance: Escape from the Holocaust: Memories of a Refugee Childhood - 32,240 words|
|Reading Speed||Time to Read|
|Slow||150 words/min||3 hrs 35 mins|
|Average||250 words/min||2 hrs 9 mins|
|Fast||450 words/min||1 hrs 12 mins|
for Chance: Escape from the Holocaust: Memories of a Refugee Childhood
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2020A New York Times Best Children's Book of 2020“Harrowing, engaging and utterly honest.” ―Elizabeth Wein, The New York Times Book Review“A captivating chronicle of eight turbulent years.” ―The Wall Street JournalFrom a beloved voice in children’s literature comes this landmark memoir of hope amid harrowing times and an engaging and unusual Holocaust story.With backlist sales of over 2.3 million copies, Uri Shulevitz, one of FSG BYR’s most acclaimed picture-book creators, details the eight-year odyssey of how he and his Jewish family escaped the terrors of the Nazis by fleeing Warsaw for the Soviet Union in Chance.It was during those years, with threats at every turn, that the young Uri experienced his awakening as an artist, an experience that played a key role during this difficult time. By turns dreamlike and nightmarish, this heavily illustrated account of determination, courage, family loyalty, and the luck of coincidence is a true publishing event.