A number of years ago the author of this story set
out to depict life among the boys of a great city,
and especially among those who had to make their own
way in the world. Among those ...
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...