Item description for Elsie and Her Namesakes: Book 28 (The Original Elsie Classics) by Martha Finley...
Overview Harold Travilla marries Grace Raymond on New Year's Day. The happy couple honeymoons a Viamede, Grandmother Elsie's Louisiana plantation, and the rest of the family travels on the Dolphin to join them. Along the way, Grandmother Elsie and Captain Raymond regale the the children with tales from Southern history, and Cousin Ronald entertains them with stories of his native Scotland.
Lucilla and Chester welcome a healthy baby boy to their family, and the Dinsmores and Raymonds make plans to spend the summer as Crag Cottage, Evelyn's beloved home. Recommended for ages 10 to 14.
Penned in the mid-nineteenth century, the original Elsie Books were written by Martha Finley as a means to support herself after she suffered a serious injury. Finley wrote twenty-eight Elsie books before her death in 1909.
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Studio: Cumberland House Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.92" Width: 4.26" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.29 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2001
Publisher CUMBERLAND HOUSE #572
Series Original Elsie Classics
ISBN 1581821840 ISBN13 9781581821840
Availability 0 units.
More About Martha Finley
Martha Finley (1828 - 1909) was a teacher and author of numerous works, the most well known being the 28 volume Elsie Dinsmore series which was published over a span of 38 years. The daughter of Presbyterian minister Dr. James Brown Finley and his wife and cousin Maria Theresa Brown Finley, she was born on April 26th, 1828 in Chillicothe, Ohio. Finley wrote many of her books under the pseudonym Martha Farquharson. She died in 1909 in Elkton, Maryland, where she moved in 1876.
Martha Finley was born in 1828 and died in 1909.
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