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Horatio Alger Jr.

Facing the World

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Facing the World is written by Horatio Alger Jr. The speaker was a bright, round-faced boy of ten. The boy whom he addressed was five or six years older. Only a week previous he had lost his father, and as the family consisted only of these two, he was left, so far as near relatives were concerned, alone in the world.

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Chester Rand

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Chester Rand is written by Horatio Alger Jr. The writing was completed, Bruce found strength to sign it, and then sank back exhausted. Two days later he died. Of course the eight dollars a week from the minister's fund ceased to be paid to the Rands. Chester had not succeeded in obtaining work. To be sure he had the five lots in Tacoma, but he who had formerly owned them had died a pauper. The outlook was very dark.

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Brave and Bold

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Brave and Bold is written by Horatio Alger Jr. The main schoolroom in the Millville Academy was brilliantly lighted, and the various desks were occupied by boys and girls of different ages from ten to eighteen, all busily writing under the general direction of Professor George W. Granville, Instructor in Plain and Ornamental Penmanship.

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The Young Adventurer

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The Young Adventurer is written by Horatio Alger Jr. I wish I could pay off the mortgage on my farm, said Mark Nelson soberly, taking his seat on the left of the fireplace, in the room where his wife and family were assembled.

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The Young Musician

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The Young Musician is written by Horatio Alger Jr. The two days that intervened between the funeral and the auction passed, and the last scene connecting Philip with the little cottage which had been his home was to take place.

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Slow and Sure

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Slow and Sure is written by Horatio Alger Jr. "SLOW AND SURE" is a volume of the stories of New York street life inaugurated by Ragged Dick.

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The Telegraph Boy

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The Telegraph Boy is written by Horatio Alger Jr. The class of boys described in the present volume was called into existence only a few years since, but they are already so numerous that one can scarcely ride down town by any conveyance without having one for a fellow-passenger.

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Sam's Chance

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Sam's Chance is written by Horatio Alger Jr. ''Sam's Chance'' is a sequel to the ''Young Outlaw,'' and is designed to illustrate the gradual steps by which that young man was induced to give up his bad habits, and deserve that prosperity which he finally attains.

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Paul Prescott's Charge

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Paul Prescott's Charge is written by Horatio Alger Jr. "PAUL PRESCOTT'S CHARGE" is presented to the public as the second volume of the Campaign Series. Though wholly unlike the first volume, it is written in furtherance of the same main idea, that every boy's life is a campaign, more or less difficult, in which success depends upon integrity and a steadfast adherence to duty.

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Mark Mason's Victory

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Mark Mason's Victory is written by Horatio Alger Jr. Mark Mason, the telegraph boy, was a sturdy, honest lad, who pluckily won his way to success by his honest manly efforts under many difficulties. This story will please the very large class of boys who regard Mr. Alger as a favorite author.

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