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Elsie's Kith and Kin (Elsie Dinsmore #12)

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The Raymonds enjoy a sudden windfall, and Lulu's continuing antics cause serious injury to the newest little Elsie.
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published December 1st 1996 by Sovereign Grace Publishers (first published 1886)
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Holly
ELSIE'S KITH AND KIN is #12 in the Elsie Dinsmore series and one of the best. The main plot revolves around quick-tempered Lulu Raymond, who does something quite terrible in a fit of rage. There's much psychological realism in Lulu's reaction, her subsequent remorse and guilt. The book marks a turning point for her, in fact. Hereafter she will try harder, put more faith in God and ultimately develop more self-control. The question is, are there still going to be tragic consequences to what she d ...more
Meadow
As the family is on vacation, Edward and Zoe have Ion to themselves. Violet must constantly deal with Lulu's anger outbursts.

This book is written well, though it seams to go on to long on certain subjects.
Rachel
I really like this series although it's a bit Calvinistic in its theology, and it's a bit uber-Christian; i.e., the Christians are really, really good and the non-Christians are really, really bad.
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Martha Finley was a teacher and author of numerous works, the most well known being the 28 volume Elsie Dinsmore series which was published over a span of 38 years. Finley wrote many of her books under the pseudonym Martha Farquharson.

For more information, please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_F... or, http://marthafinley.wordpress.com/
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