by E. B. White
Analysis: Steaminess Rating
Exactly how steamy is this story?
You can look far and wide on the Zuckerman barn and there's one thing you are not going to find: sex. Nope, no sex here, folks.
Okay, well we guess there are a couple of instances where animals have babies. So there's that. And Fern starts to grow up. So she begins thinking that boys don't have cooties and are actually kind of cute. But she's light years away from any steaminess with that crush Henry Fussy.