The Riddle of Penncroft Farm

The Riddle of Penncroft Farm

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by Dorothea Jensen
     
 

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Lars Olafson moves with his parents to the old family farm near Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, to live with his aged aunt Cass. Lars is miserable--until he meets Geordie, a ghost whose stories of the Revolutionary War are as exciting as those of an eyewitness. When Aunt Cass dies suddenly, Lars is faced with a mystery linked to the Revolutionary War--and Geordi’… See more details below

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Lars Olafson moves with his parents to the old family farm near Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, to live with his aged aunt Cass. Lars is miserable--until he meets Geordie, a ghost whose stories of the Revolutionary War are as exciting as those of an eyewitness. When Aunt Cass dies suddenly, Lars is faced with a mystery linked to the Revolutionary War--and Geordi’s ghostly stories are his only chance of solving it.

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“A fascinating merge of contemporary concerns...and historical fact.”—Booklist
“An entertaining mystery.”—School Library Journal
“Brings the past to life.”—Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152005740
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/28/1989
Series:
Great Episodes Series
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.57(h) x 0.83(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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