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Alger, Horatio Jr 1832-1899

Overview
Works: 904 works in 4,313 publications in 1 language and 54,626 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Ballads  Bibliography  Bildungsromans  Dime novels  Adventure stories 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS1029.A3, J813
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The cash boy by Horatio Alger ( )
36 editions published between 1875 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stunned to hear from his dying mother that he was adopted under mysterious circumstances, fourteen-year-old Frank Fowler, determined to support himself and his sister, travels to New York City to find work and clues to his true identity
Bound to rise or, Up the ladder by Horatio Alger ( )
56 editions published between 1 and 2011 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1870's New Hampshire, fifteen-year-old Harry Walton, determined to help his impoverished family retain their farm, leaves home to find work and, after several different jobs and many adventures, manages to save his family's livelihood and find a promising new career
Driven from home or, Carl Crawford's experience by Horatio Alger ( )
54 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Falsely accused of theft by his unloving stepmother, young Carl runs away from home, while his friend Gilbert works to clear his name
Ballads by Horatio Alger ( )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank's campaign or, The farm and the camp by Horatio Alger ( )
17 editions published between 1864 and 2001 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Struggling upward by Horatio Alger ( )
15 editions published between 1910 and 2001 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of Luke Larkin, a poor boy who perseveres against many odds and gains success
Joe the hotel boy or, Winning out by pluck by Horatio Alger ( )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The errand boy by Horatio Alger ( )
11 editions published between 1888 and 2010 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phil, the fiddler by Horatio Alger ( )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul Prescott's charge a story for boys by Horatio Alger ( )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York by Horatio Alger ( )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cast upon the breakers by Horatio Alger ( )
in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul the peddler, or, The fortunes of a young street merchant by Horatio Alger ( )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with boot blacks : an authoritative text, contexts, criticism by Horatio Alger ( Book )
53 editions published between 1867 and 2008 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An annotated edition of Horatio Alger's 1868 novel, which follows a poor shoeshine boy as he overcomes his life of poverty on the streets of lower Manhattan through honesty and hard work, and includes critical essays and reviews of the text, a chronology of the author's life and works, a select bibliography, and other resources
Ragged Dick by Horatio Alger ( )
15 editions published between 1868 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first of his classic novels featuring endearing rags-to-riches heroes, Horatio Alger tells the rollicking story of Ragged Dick, a teenaged boot-black who relies on his wit and morals as he makes his way through the streets of New York City and strives for a better life
Ragged Dick, and Mark, the match boy by Horatio Alger ( Book )
18 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Though not Alger's first book, Ragged Dick, published in 1867, was the beginning of his series of stories of poor boys who rose from [rags] to riches. ... Of course, little ragged Dick overcomes poverty and scorn to win success as the distinguished Richard Hunter. He, in turn, becomes the protector of Mark, the match boy, hero of the subsequent Alger novel."--Cover
Silas Snobden's office boy by Horatio Alger ( Book )
7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ragged Dick ; and, Struggling upward by Horatio Alger ( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two novels depict the struggles of virtuous boys to overcome poverty and achieve success and respectibility
Cast upon the breakers by Horatio Alger ( Book )
13 editions published between 1893 and 2006 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Left penniless after his inheritance is lost by his guardian, sixteen-year-old Rodney Ropes leaves boarding school and tries to find a way to make a living, continue his education, and maintain his integrity in 1890s New York
Strive and succeed or, The progress of Walter Conrad by Horatio Alger ( Book )
72 editions published between 1800 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While investigating the value of mining shares left to him by his father, a sixteen-year-old boy takes a job as schoolteacher in a small Western town
 
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Alternative Names
Alger, Horatio Jr
Alger, Horatio jr. 1832-1899
Author of Ben, the luggage boy, 1832-1899
Author of Brave and bold series, 1832-1899
Author of Campaign series, 1832-1899
Author of Charlie Codman's cruise, 1832-1899
Author of Fame and fortune, 1832-1899
Author of Frank's campaign, 1832-1899
Author of Helen Ford, 1832-1899
Author of Luck and pluck series, 1832-1899
Author of Mark, the matchboy, 1832-1899
Author of Paul Prescott's charge, 1832-1899
Author of Ragged Dick, 1832-1899
Author of Rough and Ready, 1832-1899
Author of Rufus and Rose, 1832-1899
Author of Tattered Tom series, 1832-1899
Ben, the luggage boy, Author of, 1832-1899
Brave and bold series, Author of, 1832-1899
Campaign series, Author of, 1832-1899
Charlie Codman's cruise, Author of, 1832-1899
Fame and fortune, Author of, 1832-1899
Frank's campaign, Author of, 1832-1899
Helen Ford, Author of, 1832-1899
Luck and pluck series, Author of, 1832-1899
Mark, the matchboy, Author of, 1832-1899
Paul Prescott's charge, Author of, 1832-1899
Preston, Charles F., 1832-1899
Preston, Charles F., 1834-1899
Putnam, Arthur Lee, 1832-1899
Ragged Dick, Author of, 1832-1899
Rough and Ready, Author of, 1832-1899
Rufus and Rose, Author of, 1832-1899
Starr, Julian, 1832-1899
Tattered Tom series, Author of, 1832-1899
アルジァー, ホレイショー
アルジャー, ホレイショ
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English (464)
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