Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley audiobook

Elsie Dinsmore

By Martha Finley
Read by Anna Fields

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing

The Original Elsie Classics: Book 1

7.57 Hours Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781470890216

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Elsie Dinsmore is an endearing eight-year-old girl with several bewildering problems. She has never known her mother, who died when Elsie was a baby, and she longs for a close, loving relationship with her father. He, however, has sent her off to be raised at Roselands, his brothers’ Southern plantation, where her teacher, Miss Day, harshly criticizes her and her cousins tease her relentlessly. As Elsie learns to handle her problems, she begins to learn more about herself. And as her faith in her heavenly father grows, she learns what it means to be child of God. The result is a story that inspires and challenges, and readers will take delight in how Elsie comes to depend completely upon faith in God for the peace and happiness she seeks.

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Summary

Elsie Dinsmore is an endearing eight-year-old girl with several bewildering problems. She has never known her mother, who died when Elsie was a baby, and she longs for a close, loving relationship with her father. He, however, has sent her off to be raised at Roselands, his brothers’ Southern plantation, where her teacher, Miss Day, harshly criticizes her and her cousins tease her relentlessly.

As Elsie learns to handle her problems, she begins to learn more about herself. And as her faith in her heavenly father grows, she learns what it means to be child of God. The result is a story that inspires and challenges, and readers will take delight in how Elsie comes to depend completely upon faith in God for the peace and happiness she seeks.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“There has been almost no character in American juvenile fiction which has attained more widespread interest and affection than Elsie.” Ladies Home Journal, 1893

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Author Bio: Martha Finley

Author Bio: Martha Finley

Martha Finley (1828–1909) was born in Ohio. She was a private educator in Pennsylvania until she became ill and moved to Elkton, Maryland, where at age twenty-six, she began her literary career as a means to support herself. She wrote twenty-eight Elsie books and was one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time, with over twenty-five million readers in both America and England.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 7.57
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English