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From the Publisher“A fascinating merge of contemporary concerns...and historical fact.”—Booklist
“An entertaining mystery.”—School Library Journal
“Brings the past to life.”—Kirkus Reviews
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Author Biography: DOROTHEA JENSEN is a former teacher of English. She wrote The Riddle of Penncroft Farm to make the American Revolution come alive for her own children. She lives in southern New Hampshire.
Lars Olafson's move to a farm near Valley Forge brings him friendship with the ghost of an eighteenth-century ancestor who recounts his adventures during the American Revolution.
Posted October 18, 2009
I read this book 11 years ago when I was in 3rd grade and loved it then. It's on thoes books that just stays with you for years, its absorbing and thoughtful and gives a good lesson.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted March 30, 2005
Posted November 23, 2003
I read this to my 4th grade class every year. Each day they can not wait to hear the next chapter! They love listening for clues to solve the many 'riddles' in this book and, at the same time, they learn so much about the revolutionary war in our state, Pennsylvania.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted June 7, 2003
Posted October 22, 2002
Posted April 14, 2014
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