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Martha Finley

Martha Finley (1828–1909) was born in Ohio. She was a private educator in Pennsylvania until she became ill and moved to Elkton, Maryland, where at age twenty-six, she began her literary career as a means to support herself. She wrote twenty-eight Elsie books and was one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time, with over twenty-five million readers in both America and England.
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