The Original Elsie Dinsmore Collection: Book 18: Elsie at Viamede
|by Martha Finley|
|The Original Elsie Dinsmore Collection, Volume 18|
| Retail: $8.95|
Size: 5.125 x 7.5 inches
Pub Date: 2010
Volumes in Series: 28
Item Number: 564181
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. You’ll find Christian values, tender romance, family fun, and lasting lessons—refreshed for a new generation! These later books in the series include visits to historic sites in Boston, Philadelphia, New Orleans, and New York, and feature custom illustrations.
Elsie at Viamede, Book 18: Grandma Elsie regains her health, and the entire family enjoys the outdoor pleasures of a warm winter. They travel north for cousin Betty’s wedding and visit Max at Annapolis.
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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