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's ghostly…  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. 4-1/2 X 7.

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.

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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:
9780152164416
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Great Episodes Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
175,157
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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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.

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