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Penned from the mid-nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries, Martha Finley's original Elsie Dinsmore books were the most popular books for young girls of their time. The first title of the series, Elsie Dinsmore, was painstakingly written over several years, and when it became an overnight success, her young readers demanded more of Elsie's adventures. Finley and Penned from the mid-nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries, Martha Finley's original Elsie Dinsmore books were the most popular books for young girls of their time. The first title of the series, Elsie Dinsmore, was painstakingly written over several years, and when it became an overnight success, her young readers demanded more of Elsie's adventures. Finley and her publisher decided to expand the book into a series of six titles. However, demand for more of Elsie, its endearing heroine, was so strong that the series eventually reached twenty-eight titles. Elsie Dinsmore outsold every juvenile book of the era, with the exception of Little Women.Books 19 through 28 are being reintroduced in the spring of 2001, largely intact with only slight editorial changes to improve readability or to remove antiquated language or expressions. The joy that Elsie has brought to millions of readers aged eight to eighty can be experienced again as this sweet child of impeccable character grows into a young woman, marries and raises a family of her own, and shares delightful experiences with her children and grandchildren. Lulu is the maid of honor and Elsie the mother of the bride as Rosie marries Will Croly in a beautiful June wedding at Ion.


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Penned from the mid-nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries, Martha Finley's original Elsie Dinsmore books were the most popular books for young girls of their time. The first title of the series, Elsie Dinsmore, was painstakingly written over several years, and when it became an overnight success, her young readers demanded more of Elsie's adventures. Finley and Penned from the mid-nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries, Martha Finley's original Elsie Dinsmore books were the most popular books for young girls of their time. The first title of the series, Elsie Dinsmore, was painstakingly written over several years, and when it became an overnight success, her young readers demanded more of Elsie's adventures. Finley and her publisher decided to expand the book into a series of six titles. However, demand for more of Elsie, its endearing heroine, was so strong that the series eventually reached twenty-eight titles. Elsie Dinsmore outsold every juvenile book of the era, with the exception of Little Women.Books 19 through 28 are being reintroduced in the spring of 2001, largely intact with only slight editorial changes to improve readability or to remove antiquated language or expressions. The joy that Elsie has brought to millions of readers aged eight to eighty can be experienced again as this sweet child of impeccable character grows into a young woman, marries and raises a family of her own, and shares delightful experiences with her children and grandchildren. Lulu is the maid of honor and Elsie the mother of the bride as Rosie marries Will Croly in a beautiful June wedding at Ion.

30 review for Elsie at Home

  1. 4 out of 5

    Shannon

    -I decided to read this book because I had enjoyed several of the other books in the series. -The category on the bingo board that this completes is a book that teaches you about another time in history. -What I liked about this book was the happy scenes where the characters were all happy and if something bad happened then they would cheerfully try to overcome the difficulties. -What I didn't like about this book was a few scenes where the same events kept happening over and over again and the sce -I decided to read this book because I had enjoyed several of the other books in the series. -The category on the bingo board that this completes is a book that teaches you about another time in history. -What I liked about this book was the happy scenes where the characters were all happy and if something bad happened then they would cheerfully try to overcome the difficulties. -What I didn't like about this book was a few scenes where the same events kept happening over and over again and the scenes where characters talked about the history of the Native Americans. -I would recommend this book to people of all ages because it is overall a sweet classic with a touch of sadness.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Jenna

  3. 5 out of 5

    Gabriella

  4. 4 out of 5

    Amy

  5. 5 out of 5

    Brittany

  6. 5 out of 5

    Alexandra Bath

  7. 5 out of 5

    Leah

  8. 4 out of 5

    Rachel

  9. 5 out of 5

    Shannon

  10. 5 out of 5

    Naomi

  11. 4 out of 5

    Teresa Schulz

  12. 5 out of 5

    Victoria

  13. 4 out of 5

    Emily

  14. 4 out of 5

    AnnaScott

  15. 4 out of 5

    Miss Pat

  16. 4 out of 5

    Anita

  17. 4 out of 5

    Dana

  18. 4 out of 5

    Alycia

  19. 4 out of 5

    Rachel

  20. 5 out of 5

    Stefanie Hull

  21. 4 out of 5

    Bec

  22. 5 out of 5

    Lindsey

  23. 4 out of 5

    Rose

  24. 5 out of 5

    Chloe

  25. 5 out of 5

    Alina

  26. 5 out of 5

    Erin

  27. 4 out of 5

    Stephanie Wright

  28. 5 out of 5

    Kaitlin Pederson

  29. 4 out of 5

    Nicole

  30. 5 out of 5

    Lexi

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