Elsie Dinsmore

Front Cover
A. L. Burt Company, 1930 - Children's literature - 316 pages
24 Reviews
Living with her uncle's family on a southern plantation in the mid-nineteenth century, motherless eight-year-old Elsie finds it difficult to establish a relationship with her worldly father who seems indifferent to her religious principles.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
15
4 stars
0
3 stars
3
2 stars
2
1 star
4

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

Referenced in 'Jo of the Chalet School', this is the first of the much maligned 'Elsie' books. It features the rather too-good-to-be-true Elsie, who is brought up with her aunts and uncles of similar ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - MonicaMusik - LibraryThing

Looking back on this book I'm rather surprised that it had such an emotional effect on me. I remember that this was the first time that I had ever cried while reading a book. Now it seems a bit ... Read full review

Bibliographic information