The Riddle of Penncroft Farm by Dorothea Jensen

The Riddle of Penncroft Farm

byDorothea Jensen

Paperback | August 1, 2001

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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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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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Title:The Riddle of Penncroft FarmFormat:PaperbackPublished:August 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152164413

ISBN - 13:9780152164416

Appropriate for ages: 10

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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