The Sherwood Ring

By Elizabeth Marie Pope; Evaline Ness (Illustrator)
(Houghton Mifflin, Paperback, 9780618150748, 256pp.)

Publication Date: October 2001

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Newly orphaned Peggy Grahame is caught off-guard when she first arrives at her family’s ancestral estate. Her eccentric uncle Enos drives away her only new acquaintance, Pat, a handsome British scholar, then leaves Peggy to fend for herself. But she is not alone. The house is full of mysteriesand ghosts. Soon Peggy becomes involved with the spirits of her own Colonial ancestors and witnesses the unfolding of a centuries-old romance against a backdrop of spies and intrigue and of battles plotted and foiled. History has never been so excitingespecially because the ghosts are leading Peggy to a romance of her own!

About the Author

Evaline Ness (1911-1986) illustrated more than thirty books for young readers and also wrote many of her own. In addition to winning the Caldecott Honor for "A Pocketful of Cricket", she received the Caldecott Medal for "Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine". She left a huge mark on the world of children's literature.
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