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Ragged Dick

Horatio Alger Jr.

Ragged Dick

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. Read about how Ragged Dick starts out as a street boy and bootblack and eventually pulls himself up by his bootstraps.

Horatio Alger was once crowned "America's bestselling author of all time." His works are back and they read like never before. E-books come alive with illustrations, commentary, author biography, study questions and more. You will fall in love with these stories of success!

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