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Number of Pages: 216
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 7.50 X 5.12 (inches)
Series: Original Elsie Dinsmore
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 Yachting with the Raymonds, Book 16: Captain Raymond buys a yacht, and the whole family travels the east coast together. Their final stop is Annapolis, Maryland, where Max enrolls at the Naval Academy.
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.