The Original Elsie Dinsmore Collection: Book 03: Elsie's Girlhood
|by Martha Finley|
|The Original Elsie Dinsmore Collection, Volume 3|
| Retail: $8.95|
Size: 5.125 x 7.5 inches
Pub Date: 2009
Volumes in Series: 28
Item Number: 564020
Enter the world of Elsie Dinsmore! These nineteenth-century fictional chronicles of a beautiful young heiress in the Civil War South have captivated generations of 10– to 14–year-old readers eager to follow Elsie’s life from childhood to motherhood and beyond. Covers feature custom illustrations.
Elsie’s Girlhood, Book 3: Elsie’s father remarries, giving her a mother she adores—and a brother and sister. But not everybody has the young woman’s best interests in mind!
Martha Finley (1828–1909), the daughter of a Presbyterian minister, was a school teacher and author of numerous articles, essays, and books, the most well-known being the 28 volumes of her Elsie Dinsmore series. Turning to writing stories for young people as a means of supporting herself after a serious injury, Finley sold more books than any other children’s author of her day, with the exception of Louisa May Alcott.
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