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Benjamin Parzybok: IMG A Brief History of Video Games Played by Mayors, Presidents, and Emperors



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Struggling Upward or Luke Larkin S Luck

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Horatio Alger wrote 135 dime novels in the latter part of the 19th century. His stories were rags to riches stories illustrating how down-and-out boys might be able to achieve the American Dream. Alger's stories empathize the need for hard work and honesty as a way to get ahead. Ragged Dick was his first novel published in 1867. Luke Larkin is cheated of certain victory in an ice skating race by the son of a local bank President. When the president's integrity is questioned, Luke participates in the investigation.

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ISBN:
9781438520001
Author:
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
Publisher:
Book Jungle
Author:
Alger, Horatio
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
186
Dimensions:
7.51x9.25x.39 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Horatio Alger wrote 135 dime novels in the latter part of the 19th century. His stories were rags to riches stories illustrating how down-and-out boys might be able to achieve the American Dream. Alger's stories empathize the need for hard work and honesty as a way to get ahead. Ragged Dick was his first novel published in 1867. Luke Larkin is cheated of certain victory in an ice skating race by the son of a local bank President. When the president's integrity is questioned, Luke participates in the investigation.
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