Ragged Dick

Horatio Alger

Ragged Dick is Horatio Alger’s most notorious short story that helped shaped American identity and shed light on the number and severity of boys living on the street in New York.

Fame and Fortune

Horatio Alger

Continue the tale of Ragged Dick as he becomes Richard Hunter in Fame and Fortune.

Mark The Match Boy

Horatio Alger

The story of a lowly matchboy and his rise to success with the help of Mr. Richard Hunter.

Bound To Rise

Horatio Alger

In "Bound to Rise" Harry Walton follows in the footsteps of his hero, Benjamin Franklin, and secures a job at a printing business.

Risen from the Ranks

Horatio Alger

"Risen from the Ranks" is the second installation in the story of Harry Walton. In this edition, readers learn of how he made good the promise of his boyhood.

The Young Adventurer

Horatio Alger

Tom Nelson embarks on the journey of a lifetime in an effort to put his maturity and hard work to the test.

The Young Minor

Horatio Alger

Continue the journey with Tom Nelson as he tries to strike it rich in California.

Paul the Peddler

Horatio Alger

Follow Paul on his journey to escape the harsh business of peddling prize packages on the streets of New York.

Phil the Fiddler

Horatio Alger

The second in the Paul the Peddler series follows Phil, a New York street fiddler.

Slow and Sure

Horatio Alger

Follow Paul on his journey from street-boy to merchant.