“Ragged Dick” was contributed as a serial
story to the pages of the Schoolmate, a well-known
juvenile magazine, during the year 1867. While
in course of publication, it was r...
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...