by Martha Finley
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.
"Elsie Dinsmore, Book 1" Living at her uncle's plantation, our heroine is criticized harshly by her teacher and teased relentlessly by her cousins. Will believing she's a child of God make life bearable?