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Horatio Alger Collection

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Works: 80 works in 115 publications in 1 language and 445 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery stories  Dime novels  Adventure stories 
Classifications: PS1029.A3, J813
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Publications by Horatio Alger Collection
Most widely held works by Horatio Alger Collection
Randy of the river, or, The adventures of a young deckhand by Horatio Alger( Book )
2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Young Randy endures bullying due to the poverty of his family, but after becoming a deckhand, he helps snare some criminals and earns a reward for his efforts
Rupert's ambition by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
From farm to fortune, or, Nat Nason's strange experience by Horatio Alger( file )
2 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Through luck and hard work, sixteen-year-old Ohio farm boy Nat finds surprising success in nineteenth-century New York City
Luke Walton by Horatio Alger( Computer File )
in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A Chicago newsboy, Luke Walton, finds the man who has defrauded money from Luke's mother
Charlie Codman's cruise, or, A young sailor's pluck by Horatio Alger( Book )
in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Slow and sure, or, From the street to the shop by Horatio Alger( Book )
5 editions published between 1902 and 1910 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Paul, a fifteen year-old boy, owns a tie store and financially supports his younger brother and his widowed mother
Out for business, or, Robert Frost's strange career by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
When his mother marries a disagreeable man, sixteen-year-old Robert moves to Chicago, where he experiences both successes and failures in his effort to make his own way in life
The young circus rider : or, The mystery of Robert Rudd by Horatio Alger( Book )
2 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
When Robert, an orphan who has become a star circus performer, learns the surprising truth about his parentage, his life changes for the better
Helping himself, or, Grant Thornton's ambition by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1886 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
To help pay his minister father's debts, sixteen-year-old Grant Thornton takes a job with a stockbroker in nineteenth-century New York City where he makes some valuable friends as well as a few enemies
Strong and steady, or, Paddle your own canoe by Horatio Alger( Book )
2 editions published between 1871 and 1910 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Walter Conrad, a rich boy at boarding school, is summoned home when his father becomes ill
Mark Manning's mission : the story of a factory boy by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Tony the hero, or, A brave boy's adventures with a tramp by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Tony runs away from the rough tramp who raised him and must later confront him and others in an attempt to secure the inheritance that is rightfully his
Hector's inheritance by Horatio Alger( Book )
3 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Paul Prescott's charge a story for boys by Horatio Alger( Book )
in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Sent to live in the village poor house, a plucky thirteen-year-old orphan runs away to New York City, where he becomes "a young gentleman of fortune" through hard work and fortuitous events
Phil, the fiddler by Horatio Alger( Book )
2 editions published between 1872 and 1902 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
When beatings from the padrone become unbearable, a twelve-year-old Italian street musician in New York runs away to make his own way in the world
Sam's chance and how he improved it by Horatio Alger( Book )
in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Sam is induced to give up his bad habits and so attain prosperity
Joe's luck, or, a boy's adventures in California by Horatio Alger( Book )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
An orphan sets out to make his fortune in California during the Gold Rush
Paul the peddler, or, The fortunes of a young street merchant by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Paul Hoffman supports his widowed mother and handicapped brother by selling candy in the streets of New York, always looking for an opportunity to better himself in business
Struggling upward; or, Luke Larkin's luck by Horatio Alger( Book )
2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of Luke Larkin, a poor boy of the nineteenth century, who perseveres against many odds and gains success
Facing the world, or, The haps and mishaps of Harry Vane by Horatio Alger( Book )
5 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Orphaned at sixteen, Harry runs away from the miserly cousin who would be his guardian and becomes assistant to a magician, with whom he sets sail for Australia, facing great danger heroically when their ship is caught in a storm
 
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