The list author says: "These first grade classics are recommended for The Well Trained Mind, a Thomas Jefferson Education, Ambleside Online and Charlotte Mason First Grade Classical Education. This list of books is easily adapted for younger children, the books are above first grade reading level. In a classical education, kids aren't forced to do a lot of reading on their own, but well-written stories (Charlotte Mason calls them living books) are important."
"This is the original written version of Charlotte's Web. I read this to my girls long before they saw any version of the movie. Exposure to different versions of the same story makes it easy to engage in a literary discussion."