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by Horatio Alger Jr.

Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Teenagers
Author: Horatio Alger Jr.
ISBN: 1434650715
ISBN13: 978-1434650719
Language: English
Publisher: BiblioBazaar (September 4, 2007)
Pages: 206
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By Horatio Alger, Jr. Alger Series For Boys

By Horatio Alger, Jr. Alger Series For Boys. About 50 Titles} Uniform With This Volume. TO The Boys Whose Memory Goes Back With Me To The Boarding School At Potowome This Volume Is Affectionately Dedicated By The Author. How Paul Prescott gained strength by battling with, and, under all discouragements, kept steadily before himthe charge which he received from his dying father, is fully told; andthe author will be glad if the record shall prove an incentive and anencouragement to those boys who may have a similar campaign before them. Paul prescott's charge.

The month after Paul Prescott succeeded in reaching the head of hisclass, George Dawkins exerted himself to rise above him. He studiedbetter than usual, and proved in truth a formidable rival. But Paul'sspirit was roused. He resolved to maintain his position if possible

The month after Paul Prescott succeeded in reaching the head of hisclass, George Dawkins exerted himself to rise above him. He resolved to maintain his position if possible. Hehad now become accustomed to study, and it cost him less effort. Whenthe end of the month came, there was considerable speculation in theminds of the boys as to the result of the rivalry

^ Alger, Horatio Jr. (1893). Dan, The Newsboy: The Story of a Boy's Life in the Streets of New York

Dan, The Newsboy: The Story of a Boy's Life in the Streets of New York. New York: A. L. Burt Company – via Michigan State University Special Collections (PS1029.

Horatio Alger Jr. published about 100 poems and odes, most . Alger had many publishers over the decades Alger's first boys' book. Paul Prescott's Charge: A Story for Boys. published about 100 poems and odes, most written by 1875. In 1853–54, he published short stories with Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion and The Flag of Our Nation. Alger had many publishers over the decades. His first was A. K. Loring of Boston, and when Loring declared bankruptcy in 1881, Porter & Coates became his second and Henry T. Coates and Company his third. Other publishers include G. W. Carleton, J. S. Oglivie, John Anderson who published the biographies, A. Burt, Frank Munsey, Penn Publishing, and Street & Smith. Alger's first boys' book.

Paul Prescott's Charge' is a social novel that represents a bright example of Horatio Alger's writing style. As in many other Alger's books the central figure of the story is a poor boy who struggles for his life. Through the life story of Paul Prescott the author depicts his belief in the American dream and the idea that any person can pursuit happiness in the land of opportunities that are brought by American democracy. Will Paul Prescott manage to make his way through all the hardships? Read this brilliant novel and you will know!

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Alger, Horatio, Jr. born Jan. 13, 1832, Chelsea, Mass. Alger Horatio Jr. Public Domain, электронная книга. died July 18, 1899, Natick, Mass. The son of a Unitarian minister, Alger graduated from Harvard with honours and then earned a degree from its divinity school. His books sold more than 20 million copies, despite consistently weak plots and dialogue, and Alger was one of the most popular and socially influential writers of the late 19th century. Источник: Alger, Horatio, Jr. Другие книги схожей тематики: Автор.

Paul Prescott's Charge. If you’ve ever used the phrase rags to riches, you owe that to Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899), who popularized the idea through his fictional writings that also served as a theme for the way America viewed itself as a country. Alger’s works about poor boys rising to better living conditions through hard work, determination, courage, honesty, and morals was popular with both adults and younger readers. Alger’s writings happened to correspond with America’s Gilded Age, a time of increasing prosperity in a nation rebuilding from the Civil War.

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.
Comments to eBook Paul Prescott's Charge
The started very sad but quickly progressed to happiness and success. I must admit a few times I cried a little but at other times I found myself laughing out load (which annoyed my family lol) especially at the 'fun' (trolling) that Ben a side character immersed himself in
This book is a whirlwind. through the adventures of young Paul I found it super hard to set down.
I highly recommend
I have no doubt that this book will be an inspiration to all who read it.It shows that you can get success in life by always being honest and truthful,combined with hard work,you can overcome any obstacle.
This is a good story, suitable for young people. Horatio Alger can be a little preachy about boys having good work habits and avoiding alcohol, tobacco, and gambling, but this book is still quite entertaining. Squeaky clean, and with a good moral. Like all his books, virtues are rewarded, and greedy villains get what are coming to them.
I love Horatio Alger novels. It's so refreshing to read a book that is going to end up with a happy ending.
Interesting read . . . following Paul Prescott as he seeks his fortune in life.
This review is not for the cynics and others who hate America, (whether they live here or not): There are many of us who still believe in the 'American Dream'. Who see in America as a land of opportunity, where a person may make what he wants of himself. This is the reason for the success of movies like the Secret, and books like Think and Grow Rich. Haters of this concept don't believe in the philosophy of 'if it's to be; it's up to me' and personal growth- they believe in the 'it's not my responsibility to be successful, it's the governments, or a union, etc' to make things right. For those of us who DO believe in America and what it stands for, we need to relax from time to time, from our dedicated path to success. From time to time, I like to read a novel or two, to unwind, but there are so few are positive, uplifting, and compelling novels that also promote personal growth and success principles. So finding one or two is GREAT NEWS! However I have made a wonderful discover of a new and magnificently published selection of Horatio Alger books, so now we don't just have one or two, but many, many hours ahead of us to relax, recharge and at the same time instill in ourselves the success principles we all know and love!

Paul Prescott's Charge is one of the most powerful Alger books - Paul is thrown against hardship after hardship, endures pain and suffering, and never wavers. His story stands up too well to our time and his example is truly inspirational for anyone of any age. Reading it again was a moving experience and very motivating. I can understand how Alger was the Tony Robins of his time. Perhaps reading Alger books is more likely to change us for the better than buying lots of CD's and special courses - these stories moved me, and they will you too!
Horatio Alger books, these are novels that are appeal to those like me who read Think and Grow Rich, and any other older money making books they are `rags to riches stories'
My family has really gotten hooked on Alger. These wonderful stories are so powerful today in this economic climate. Back when they were written, there were no stimulus packages, no welfare as we know it, no food stamps, no income tax! Yet, today there is still such despair, that I feel it's very much the same....

So having said that, this book is powerful for two reasons:

1) its shows a method and mindset for success! It's not just a story, but the story explains the thinking and mindset of the hero who overcomes terrible odds to find success. The mindset explained is as powerful then as it is today.

2) while the story is fiction, the hero figures out a way to succeed - it of course depends on factor 1 above, his mindset, but, once we see how his mind works, he thinks of a plan to become successful - and what I like is the principles that are used are not like typical fiction, but of ways and means that anyone could use to become successful, good business ideas that are still on target for today!

This book is great for readers of any age, young or old, as long as you need a lift, and you want something powerful and good in your life, you will enjoy this great work by Alger!

It's all Mindset!
A classic Alger story! Very good! Paul's story is the story of so many of us.

In my opinion, these books of Alger's are better today than back when first written! His powerful and inspirational works have been described as rags to riches stories, illustrating how down-and-outs, poor or broke men and women, even kids, can achieve the American Dream of wealth and success through hard work, courage, determination, enterprise and concern for others.

2010 is the best year for Alger! Rediscover him today! One of his best books, read it and pass it on - it will only help the economy! :)

Each of his many wonderful and captivating stories involves Alger's main character achieving extreme wealth and the eventual elimination of their "old ghosts" or enemies. While Alger is noted as a significant figure in the history of American cultural and social ideals is message still needs to be heard more today, in our present economic situation.

If you have ever felt down, or low, or that you will never move forward get yourself a couple of these powerful books!

Talk about real inspiration!
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