Life of Faith/Elsie Dinsmore (Boxed Set 1-4) (Life Of Faith: Elsie Dinsmore Series)
Meet Elsie Dinsmore, a lovely eight-year-old heiress who lives on a cotton plantation in the mid-1800s. Her mother is dead and she has never known her father. Living in her grandfather's home, she often feels unloved and misunderstood. As she...
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Meet Elsie Dinsmore, a lovely eight-year-old heiress who lives on a cotton plantation in the mid-1800s. Her mother is dead and she has never known her father. Living in her grandfather's home, she often feels unloved and misunderstood. As she grows, Elsie is sustained by her deep Christian faith and her hope to one day be loved by her father. Hardback.
The Elsie Dinsmore: A Life of Faith series is an adaptation of the best-selling 19th century Elsie Dinsmore novels written by Martha Finley. Besides updated, modern language, these editions have a stronger Christian message, added historical information, a family tree, and other new features designed to enhance the books. Set in the South in the mid- to-late 1800s, the books tell the story of the life and spiritual commitment of Elsie Dinsmore, a charming young heroine whose Christian faith and hope guide her as she grows from childhood to adulthood. This boxed set of the popular fiction books for girls includes the first 4 titles in the series: Elsie's Endless Wait (Book 1), Elsie's Impossible Choice (Book 2), Elsie's New Life (Book 3), Elsie's Stolen Heart (Book 4).
Martha Finley (1828 - 1909) was a remarkable woman whose quiet Christian life has influenced many. A teacher by profession, her writing career began with Sunday school stories for children. In 1868, her novel Elsie Dinsmore was published and became the publisher's best-selling book that year, spawning a series that sold millions of copies at home and abroad. The Millie books were a follow-up to that series.- Publisher.