The Scarlet Oak

The Scarlet Oak

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A Mystery set in early American History. When Jeremy and Hugh arrive with their family to stay with their Grandfather in New Jersey they find only bad news waiting for them. The family fortune is possibly lost due to one of the family ships being seized by the Dutch. Jeremy heads of to Europe to try and free the family ship while Hugh looks for a way to be supportive at home. Hugh gets a job as a gardener at the neighboring estate of Joseph Bonaparte the brother of Napoleon who has fled to exile in the United States. There is a mysterious man spying on the Mr. Bonaparte and his household. Who is he and what does he want? Can Hugh get the adults around him to listen to his fears before disaster strikes?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148965831
Publisher: EirenikosPress
Publication date: 12/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Cornelia Lynde Meigs (1884-1973) was an American writer of fiction and biography for children, teacher of English and writing, historian and critic of children's literature. She won the Newbery Medal Medal for her 1933 biography of Louisa May Alcott, titled Invincible Louisa. She also wrote three Newbery Honor Books.

Elizabeth Orton Jones (June 25, 1910 – May 10, 2005) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. She won the 1945 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing Prayer for a Child, after begin a runner-up one year earlier.

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