Character of Elsie Dinsmore

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The Character of Elsie Dinsmore is designed to help young children to recognize, analyze, and exemplify the godly character traits that are portrayed by Martha Finley's beloved character, Elsie Dinsmore. Thirty-eight godly qualities are defined, identified, and cross-referenced with other positive character traits, using direct examples from the novel Elsie Dinsmore, the first volume in The Original Elsie Classics. Texts from the Bible are also provided to show how these virtues — definitions come from the ...

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Overview

The Character of Elsie Dinsmore is designed to help young children to recognize, analyze, and exemplify the godly character traits that are portrayed by Martha Finley's beloved character, Elsie Dinsmore. Thirty-eight godly qualities are defined, identified, and cross-referenced with other positive character traits, using direct examples from the novel Elsie Dinsmore, the first volume in The Original Elsie Classics. Texts from the Bible are also provided to show how these virtues — definitions come from the Seminar in Basic Youth Conflicts — can be cultivated and applied to everyday Christian living, including suggestions for practical ways in which these traits can be put into daily practice by anyone.

Readers will find guidance concerning: Alertness
— Attentiveness
— Availability
— Boldness
— Cautiousness
— Compassion
— Contentment
— Creativity
— Decisiveness
— Deference
— Dependability
— Determination
— Diligence
— Discernment
— Discretion
— Endurance
— Faith
— Forgiveness
— Generosity
— Gratefulness
— Humility
— Initiative
— Justice
— Love
— Loyalty
— Meekness
— Obedience
— Orderliness
— Patience
— Punctuality
— Responsibility
— Security
— Self-Control
— Sincerity
— Thriftiness
— Truthfulness
— Virtue
— Wisdom.

While girls as young as nine years old are the particular audience for Elsie Dinsmore, the lessons in The Character of Elsie Dinsmore are also suitable for boys. A CD-ROM version of the book is available directly from the author.

Uses excerpts from Martha Finley's novel, "Elsie Dinsmore," verses from the Bible, and discussion of related character traits to exemplify thirty-eight specific qualities that modern readers might learn from this girl.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581822014
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 7/28/2001
  • Pages: 176
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.48 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2001

    Awesome book

    This is a very good book.. Well written, and the whole bit. A must for any Elsie Dinsmore fans out there.

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