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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!
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Series: Original Elsie Classics
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.