BIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
Horatio Alger, Jr., an author who lived among and
for boys and himself remained a boy in heart and association
till death, was born at Revere, Mass., January 13,
Horatio Alger (1832-1899) was the American author of prodigiously popular and influential juvenile novels and biographies.Horatio Alger was born in Revere, Mass., the son of a Unitarian minister. The ...
Perhaps the quality which has been most closely identified with the American spirit is success. Success--upward mobility, material prosperity acquired through hard work and shrewd ability--has been fo...