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Horatio Alger"s children

[the role of the family in the origin and prevention of drug risk

by Richard H. Blum

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Youth -- Drug use -- United States,
    • Drug abuse -- United States -- Prevention,
    • Family -- United States -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 306-319.

      Statementby] Richard H. Blum and associates.
      SeriesThe Jossey-Bass behavioral science series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5825 .B54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 327 p.
      Number of Pages327
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5333364M
      ISBN 100875891209
      LC Control Number72186580

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      Horatio Alger, Jr. was an American author (). Alger produced the. one of the first boys' adventure series. Alger published over novels in. book form. Another novels were produced in magazines along with more. than five hundred short stories. His young heroes succeed through a mixture. of pluck and luck. Reviewer: Dan Gross from New JerseyReviews on: Ragged Dick and Mark The Match Boy Ragged Dick is a story about a boy going from "rags to riches". This story focuses on the life of Richard Hunter, a poor bootblack from New York City. It is a classic story about a young boy /5(3).

      However, the biographic book did good business in market and also had him commissioned to write Abraham Lincoln’s biography. He wrote over poems and odes in his lifetime and numerous stories and novels. Horatio Alger, Jr. suffered from bronchitis and asthma in his last days which resulted in his death on J We welcome anyone who collects children’s series books, dime novels, story papers and related collectibles to Shelbyville Indiana, June , , for the Horatio Alger Society’s “Bears of Blue River” convention. We’re looking forward to seeing old friends, making new ones, and having a .


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Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks is a Bildungsroman by Horatio Alger Jr., which was serialized in Student and Schoolmate in and expanded for publication as a full-length novel in May by the publisher A.

was the first volume in the six-volume Ragged Dick Series and became Alger's best-selling work. The tale follows a poor bootblack's rise to Author: Horatio Alger Jr.

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[Richard H Blum]. Horatio Alger, also called Horatio Alger, Jr., (born Jan. 13,Chelsea, Mass., U.S.—died JNatick, Mass.), one of the most popular American authors in the last 30 years of the 19th century and perhaps the most socially influential American writer of his generation.

Alger was the son of a Unitarian minister, Horatio Alger, Sr., who tutored him in reading from the age of six. Horatio Alger, Jr. ( ) was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many formulaic juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and /5(60).

Yes, you must be a United States citizen to apply for the Horatio Alger scholarship programs. Check out all of the scholarship opportunities on our About our Scholarships page and once you have determined what program (s) you may be eligible for, go ahead and click on the apply button to start an application.

Helpful Resources. FAFSA Information. Who Is Horatio Alger, Jr. Horatio Alger, Jr., was a prolific author in the 19th and early 20th centuries whose books inspired its readers to work hard and persevere through adversity.

Alger’s books – in all – recount how a “can-do spirit” and individual initiative can allow anyone to achieve their dreams, regardless of circumstances. In the summer ofafter James Garfield was assassinated, Alger dropped everything, working night and day for three weeks to write a life of the slain president, the first "quickie" biography in American history.

Naturally, it was a Horatio Alger story: From Canal Boy to President. Horatio then returned to a new series of novels for the young. Horatio Algers Shifting For Himself Book. Classic by Horatio Alber Jr. No exact copyright date. Hurst and Company, publishers, New York.

Hard copy with normal wear on the outside, especially on the corners (turned downwards). Inside, there are little light stains dotting the first two pages (cover).5/5(K). In this third installment from the “Ragged Dick” series by Horatio Algers, Jr., the reader is reacquainted with some old friends and meets young Mark Manton.

Mark is a match boy plagued by bad luck and an even worse guardian. But, with new friends, hard work, and smart choices, Mark may just find his luck taking a turn for the better/5().

RAGGED DICK; OR, STREET LIFE IN NEW YORK WITH THE BOOT-BLACKS. BY HORATIO ALGER JR. To Joseph W. Allen, at whose suggestion this story was undertaken, it is inscribed with friendly regard. PREFACE "Ragged Dick" was contributed as a serial story to the pages of the Schoolmate, a well-known juvenile magazine, during the year File Size: KB.

Genre/Form: Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blum, Richard H. Horatio Alger's children. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, (OCoLC) From Rags to Riches; Horatio Alger, Jr.

and the American Dream. New York: Macmillian, [This bibliography is intended as a source of further material on Alger; however, my personal source for all information is Gary Scharnhorst and Jack Bales' The Lost Life of Horatio Alger, Jr.

(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, )]. Looking for books by Horatio Alger Jr. See all books authored by Horatio Alger Jr., including Ragged Dick, and Ragged Dick and Struggling Upward (Works of Horatio Alger Jr.), and more on Archetypes: Hero: the protagonist of the Alger novel has several important characteristics, many of which can be tied to the Cinderella/ Male Cinderella types of fairy tales.

Firstly, he has typically lost either his father or mother, if not both. If he has not lost either parent, then. Horatio Alger Scholar, Nathan Nguyen, shares his story with the Wall Street Journal.

The Association will honor these individuals, who embody the core values of perseverance, integrity and a commitment to excellence, with lifetime membership into the organization.

As one of the nation's largest need-based privately-funded college. alger was a popular writer. the heroes of his stories (which had titles like ragged dick and and with luck and pluck) rose from rags to riches reinforcing the myth that anyone in america could become wealthy.

the moral of his stories was that success came to those who were not only hard working and virtuous but who were alert enough to capitalize on a lucky break. an example was a poor youth. Mark the Match Boy or Richard Hunter's Ward by Horatio ALGER, JR.

( - ) Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Action & Adventure Fiction, Historical Fiction Read by: Tori Faulder in. riches success stories that the 19th-century children’s writer had celebrated in his popular novels. Beebe’s program grew, and each year sincethe Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans inducts a select few business and civic leaders.

All come from humble circumstances, and all. Founders Library at NIU has acquired a comprehensive collection of more than 2, books and periodicals by and about Horatio Alger, and the library now is the official repository for the archives and other papers of the Horatio Alger Society.Ragged Dick () Horatio Alger The New York City of the midth century was an awful place for many of its inhabitants.

Areas such as Five Points (setting for the movie Gangs of New York) were dangerous and filthy, filled with abandoned or neglected slept outside at night, and most wore assemblages of badly-fitting 'ragged' clothes.The Horatio Alger Theme in Adolescent Novels about the Immigrant Experience “Only fools laugh at Horatio Alger, and his poor boys who make good.

The wiser man who thinks twice about that sterling author will realize that Alger is to America what Homer was .