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41 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE AT NANTUCKETT #10
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REVISED FOR TODAY'S READER. The Dinsmores, Travillas, and Raymonds decide to spend the summer in cottages by the sea on Nantucket Island. They journey there aboard a yacht with Captain Raymond at the helm. On the island they enjoy the village of Sonset and explore several points of local interest. The children learn to swim, and the families enjoy relaxing beach walks, carriage drives, and boat rides, even a New England clam bake on the beach. There are, however, a few learning moments. When a violent storm catches Lulu far from the cottage, she learns a frightening lesson about obedience. And Zoe learns about faith and trust in God to keep her husband safe. 
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42 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE AT THE WORLD'S FAIR (Book 20)
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The Dinsmores, Travillas, Raymonds, and other friends and family attend the 1893 World's Fair Exposition in Chicago Commorating the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America, the exposition is complete with replicas of the NINA PINTA, and SANTA MARIA, the battleship ILLINOIS, and re-creations of villages and cities around the world. The traveling party enjoys several weeks visiting the fair and touring the many exhibits and amusements--including a Ferris Wheel. Suitors pursue Rose and Lulu, and Cousin Ronald proposes to Annis Keith. The happy couple is married in a lovely ceremony on board the DOLPHIN. 
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43 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE AT VIAMEDE (Book 18)
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AS the Dinsmores, Travillas, and Raymonds continue their stay at Viamede and Grandma Elsie regains her health, the entire family enjoys the outdoor pleasures of winter in the South. Captain Raymond regales everyone with stories of the naval and military history of New Orleans and Louisiana, as well as the story behind the national anthem. The entire family enjoys a festive gathering at cousin Betty Johnson's wedding in the North. As the Raymonds return to Woodburn, they stop to visit Max at the Naval Academy in Annapolis 
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44 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE DINSMORE #1
Holly Hall Publishers; 253 Pgs. 1997 1997 REVISED FOR TODAY'S READER Paperback As New 
Paperback. As New. There are 28 volumes in this series. They are some of the most widely read children's stories ever written. When they first came out more than a hundred years ago, the publisher could scarcely keep them in stock. They went through scores of printings and were continuously in print for many years. Now they are being picked up and read by a whole new generation of young readers, who share the same wonder and delight as Elsie Dinsmore that the original readers did. Set amid the sweet blossoms of a southern mansion, this timeless classic delves into the heart of Elsie ---by all accounts, an extraordinary little girl. Share in Elsie's quest for love from her earthly father as it leads to a mature understanding of the love of her Father in Heaven. Join Elsie as she suffers through endless hours of scrutiny from Miss Day, her mean-spirited school teacher, taunting from her mischievous young Uncle Arthur, and scoldings from a cold hearted father she so desires to please --all with the peace and quiet countenance that comes from knowing she is God's child. This, the first of the heart-warming Elsie Books, will both challenge and inspire. you. 
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45 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE DINSMORE (Book 1)
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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 brother's 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 a 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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46 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE IN THE SOUTH (Book 24)
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A doctor prescribes a winter's rest in the South for Chester so he can fully recover from the injuries he incurred while protecting Lucilla. So after Max's graduation from the Naval Academy, Grandmother Elsie and the Raymonds travel on the DOLPHIN to Florida and on to Viamede, Elsie's beloved Louisiana home. Max and Evelyn become engaged, and Bob Johnson and Sydney Dinsmore wed. When Evelyn and Lulu catch the bridal bouquet together at the wedding, the family wonders who will be the next to wed. Following a pleasant winter at Viamede, the families travel to Atlantic City and to the Maine coast for a pleasant summer holiday. 
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47 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE ON THE HUDSON (Book 23)
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While the newlyweds, Rosie and Will enjoy their honeymoon, Evelyn invites the rest of the family to join her at Crag Cottage, which overlooks the Hudson River. En route to the cottage aboard the DOLPHIN, the Travillas, Lelands, and Raymonds visit many historic sites and learn about the Revelotionary War and its heroes and villains. Meanwhile, Grandma Elsie and Annis visit relatives in Pleasant Plains Ohio. When the burglar whom Lulu captured escapes from prison, he seeks revenge. Chester Dinsmore, however, saves her life, and Captain Raymond is so grateful that he gives Chester permission to seek Lulu's hand in marriage. 
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48 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE YACHTING WITH THE RAYMONDS (Book 16)
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On their way to join the rest of the family on the coast of Rhode Island. Max, Lulu, and Captain Raymond tour West Point, Saratoga, and other points of interest. While at West Point, they meet Elsie's cousin, Donald Keith, who joins them on their eastward trek. As their summer stay at the beach concludes, the captain invests in a yacht for the family to enjoy. THE DOLPHIN carries the Dinsmores, Travillas, Lelands, and Raymonds up and down the East Coast as they witness naval exerises and explore Boston, Bunker HIll, and other Revolutionary War sites. The final stop on their sojourn by water brings them to Annapolis, Maryland, where Max, like his father before him, enrolls at the Naval Academy. 
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49 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S CHILDREN #6
Holly Hall Publication; 256 Pgs. 1998 1998 REVISED FOR TODAY'S READER Paperback As New 
REVISED FOR TODAY'S READER. Paperback. As New. During an extended stay at Viamede, the family is blessed with a new addition, Lily, "on loan " from heaven for a short time. Soon they return to Ion, where Elsie takes in cousin Molly, a young girl who has been injured in a fall. Elsie makes a commitment to nurture, educate, and encourage Molly in the faith. Because of Lily's failing health, the family makes an extended visit to Elsie's childhood friend, Lucy Ross. There, Elsie befriends a nearly blind child of her former governess. The family decides to take a trip to the Centennial in New York, and Ronald once again joins the family. As Elsie's children move from childhood into adulthood, young Elsie's heart is captured by a fine young man. 
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50 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S CHILDREN #6
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51 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S FRIENDS AT WOODBURN (Book 13)
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Elsie's extended family enjoys a round of holiday calls that ends in an enchanting party for all at Woodburn, the Raymond family's new home. Lulu fully embraces her role as hostess to her young guests and learns some important lessons about Christian charity. In the summer that follows, Lulu and Grace become the proud owners of new ponies, and Elsie and Violet welcome new additions to their building families, born just one day apart. Captain Raymond, however, re-injures his ankle during a terrible spill from a horse. In the most panic-filled moment of the season, a rattlesnake brings an abrupt end to the fun at Lulu's surprise birthday party, but her quick thinking and bravery avert disaster. 
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52 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S GIRLHOOD #3
Holly Hall Publication; 300 Pgs. 1997 1997 REVISED FOR TODAY'S READER Paperback As New 
Paperback. As New. As Elsie experiences changes from girlhood to womanhood, her family is also undergoing change. With the marriage of her father to a woman Elsie has loved from childhood, Elsie is joined by a brother and sister who adore her. But all the support of her family cannot prepare her for what is ahead-her ---her first love and her first heartbreak. Her relationship with her father forces her to give up on the man she desperately loves. But to her surprise, and the surprise of her father, true love's shadow has been with her since childhood. Join Elsie as she grows into a fine young woman, facing all the challenges --and blessings --that come with womanhood. 
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53 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S GIRLHOOD (Book 3)
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As Elsie Dinsmore grows up and becomes a young woman, her family undergoes major changes. Her father, Horace Dinsmore, falls in love and marries sweet Rose Allison, whom Elsie has loved since childhood. Soon two new members---Horace Jr. and Rosebud--join the happy family. Elsie spends a summer with her eccentric Aunt Wealthy and experiences the joy of first love and the deep pain of betrayal. In an attempt to cure her broken heart, Elsie's family takes her on a tour of Europe. Upon her return--where and when she least expects it--Elsie discovers the delightful wonder of a true and enduring love. 
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54 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S HOLIDAYS AT ROSELANDS #2
Holly Hall Publishers; 274 Pgs. 1997 1997 1888306327 / 9781888306323 Modernized Paperback As New 
Paperback. As New. As Elsie grows from childhood to girlhood, so does her understanding of and obedience to God. Her devotion to Him causes conflict between her and her beloved father. Gripped by jealousy and contempt, he seeks to wipe out all religious inflluences surrounding his daughter. Still, Elsie's convictions remaing firm. As a last resort, Elsie's father moves away until Elsie will submit to his law, and no other. This rancor causes Elsie to become very ill. Receiving word of her illness and realizing the effect of his cruelty, her father returns home to both Roselands and to God. Join Elsie as she struggles with loneliness, abandonment, and even the threat of death in this, the second book in the Elsie Books. 
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55 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S HOLIDAYS AT ROSELANDS (Book 2)
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Eight-year-old Elsie Dinsmore is enjoying a blissful Christmas holiday season with her family and friends when a crisis arises that threatens life as she knows it. She believes that obeying a request her father has made would violate her conscience, and she must refuse him. He, in turn, believes Elsie being willful and disobedient, failing to see her refusal as a matter of her deep, abiding faith in God. Elsie clings to the promise that her heavenly father will never leave her nor forsake her as, one by one, all the things she holds dear are taken from her, including even her father's presence. The turmoil brought on by this conflict contributes to a life-threatening illness for Elsie and a life-changing crisis for her father. Meanwhile her faith is tested to the limits. 
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56 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S JOURNEY ON INLAND WATERS (Book 21)
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Cousin Ronald and Annis depart for their honeymoon, and the Dinsmores, Travillas, and Raymonds travel on the Great Lakes onboard the DOLPHIN. They learn about several historical events of interest in the area, including the surrender of Detroit and Perry's stunning naval victory at Pu-in-Bay. While on Lake Erie, they are besieged by a violent storm, and Captain Raynmond saves Lulu from being swept overboard. Trusting in God for their safety, they sail up the St. Lawrence River to Montreal and Quebec. They receive an invitation from Cousin Molly to conclude their summer's travels at a cottage on the shore of Rhode Island and later attend Walter Travilla's graduation at Princeton. 
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57 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S KITH AND KIN (Book 12)
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While the rest of the family winters at Viamede, Edward and Zoe tend to affairs at Ion and endure an unwelcome guest. Later, while on a business trip, Edward is in jured in a train wreck, and the rest of the family returns from Viamede to be with him. AT sea, Captain Raymond receives news of a financial windfall and resigns from the navy to be at home with Violet and his children. He arrives in time to learn that Lulu has accidentally injured her baby sister, Elsie, during a fit of anger. The baby recovers, and Lulu learns how much trouble an uncontrolled temper can be. The captain and Violet purchase Woodburn as their new home, and the family settles down to enjoy its first Christmas there. 
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58 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S KITH AND KIN #12
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REVISED FOR TODAY'S READER. While the rest of the family winters at Viamede, Edward and Zoe tend to affairs at Ion and endure an unwelcome guest. Later, while on a business trip, Edward is in jured in a train wreck, and the rest of the family returns from Viamede to be with him. AT sea, Captain Raymond receives news of a financial windfall and resigns from the navy to be at home with Violet and his children. He arrives in time to learn that Lulu has accidentally injured her baby sister, Elsie, during a fit of anger. The baby recovers, and Lulu learns how much trouble an uncontrolled temper can be. The captain and Violet purchase Woodburn as their new home, and the family settles down to enjoy its first Christmas there. 
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59 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S MOTHERHOOD #5
Holly Hall Publication; 256 Pgs. 1998 1998 REVISED FOR TODAY'S READER Paperback As New 
Paperback. As New. Elsie and her husband, along with her five children --from nine-year-old Elsie to baby Herbert --have planned a wonderful party with friends and family to celebrate ten years of happy married life. In an unexpected turn of events, things get ugly when Mr. Travilla, Mr. Dinsmore, and Mr. Leland, the new Northern owner of Fairfield, come under attack as scalawags and carpetbaggers. Even close family members become involved as the Ku, Klux, Klan, attacks Fairfield and Ion. Read how distant kin and ventriloquism play a part in the conflict. Join Elsie and Mr. Trivilla as they do battle and then share a winter respite with many relatives and friends in Louisana at Viamede, the beautiful restored mansion of Elsie's mother. 
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60 Finley, Martha (Elsie Dinsmore) ELSIE'S MOTHERHOOD (Book 5)
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IN a Frightening incident, Elsie's husband, Edward Travilla, narrowly survives an accidental shooting when friends tease son Edward Jr. into firing a loaded pistol. The shot grazes Edward's head, and he survives with only minor damage. Soon life in the Travilla household returns to its calm routine. In the meantime, Elsie welcomes a cousin from Scotland who brings a very special talent with him as well as news of her mother's ancestral family. Elsie and Edward take a great delight in their burgeoning family. The aftermath of the Civil War provides them with many opportunities to uphold their heritage and faith in practical ways, but they are caught up in a campaign against a powerful adversary--Ku Klux Klan--as they fight to protect the innocent from unjust persecution. 
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