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Enter the world of Elsie! 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. You ll find Christian values, tender romance, family fun, and lasting lessons. These later books in the series include visits to historic sites in Boston, Philadelphia, New Orleans, and New York.
"Elsie at the World's Fair, Book 20". The Dinsmores, Travillas, Raymonds, and other friends and family attend the 1893 World's Fair Exposition in Chicago. Commemorating 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 from around the world. The travelling party enjoys several weeks visiting the fair and touring the many exhibits and amusements - including a Ferris wheel.
Relationships continue to flourish as suitors pursue Rose and Lulu, and Cousin Donald makes a proposal - all the while strong ties of love and trust keep the family bonded together.