Title: The Riddle of Penncroft Farm
Author: Dorothea Jensen
Lexile Level: 860 Lexile
Reading Level: 6.0-6.9
Overview of Text: Lars Olafson is forced to move from Minnesota to his aging Aunt Cass's farm near Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Lars is not excited about the move, but he soon discovers new and exciting possibilities on this ancient farm. He discovers a boy named Geordie on the farm who speaks about the Revolutionary War as though he experienced the events himself. Lars encounters many riddles that need to be solved on the farm, but he must discover the most important riddle of his Aunt Cass's missing will after she dies. With help from his new friend, Lars takes the journey of a lifetime.