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The Young Outlaw or, Adrift in the Streets   By: (1832-1899)

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THE YOUNG OUTLAW;

Or,

Adrift in the Streets.

by

HORATIO ALGER, JR.,

Horatio Alger's Successful Books for Boys and Girls.

"Half a million of readers shows how popular they are."

Ragged Dick Series.

Complete in Six Volumes in a Box.

I. RAGGED DICK; or, Street Life in New York. II. FAME AND FORTUNE; or, The Progress of Richard Hunter. III. MARK, THE MATCH BOY. IV. ROUGH AND READY; or, Life Among New York Newsboys. V. BEN, THE LUGGAGE BOY; or, Among the Wharves. VI. RUFUS AND ROSE; or, The Fortunes of Rough and Ready.

Price, $1.25 per volume.

Tattered Tom Series.

A Continuation of the Ragged Dick Series.

FIRST SERIES, Complete in Four Volumes in a Box.

I. TATTERED TOM; or, The Story of a Street Arab. II. PAUL, THE PEDDLER; or, The Adventures of a Young Street Merchant. III. PHIL, THE FIDDLER; or, The Young Street Musician. IV. SLOW AND SURE; or, From the Sidewalk to the Shop.

Price, $1.25 a volume.

SECOND SERIES.

I. JULIUS; or, The Street Boy out West. II. THE YOUNG OUTLAW; or, Adrift in the World. III. SAM'S CHANCE, and How He improved It. IV.

Price, $1.25 a volume.

Campaign Series.

Complete in Three Volumes in a Box.

I. FRANK'S CAMPAIGN. II. PAUL PRESCOTT'S CHARGE. III. CHARLIE CODMAN'S CRUISE.

Price, $1.25 per volume.

Luck and Pluck Series.

FIRST SERIES, Complete in Four Volumes in a Box,

I. LUCK AND PLUCK; or, John Oakley's Inheritance. II. SINK OR SWIM; or Harry Raymond's Resolve. III. STRONG AND STEADY; or, Paddle your own Canoe. IV. STRIVE AND SUCCEED; or, The Progress of Walter Conrad.

Price, $1,50 per volume.

SECOND SERIES, Complete in Four Volumes in a Box,

I. TRY AND TRUST; or, The Story of a Bound Boy. II. BOUND TO RISE; or, How Harry Walton rose in the World. III. RISEN FROM THE RANKS; or, Harry Walton's Success. IV. HERBERT CARTER'S LEGACY; or, the Inventor's Son.

Price, $1.50 per volume.

Brave and Bold Series.

To be completed in four Volumes.

I. BRAVE AND BOLD; or, The Story of a Factory Boy. II. JACK'S WARD: or, The Boy Guardian. III. SHIFTING FOR HIMSELF.

Price, $1.50 per volume.

Each volume sold separate from the set.

LORING, PUBLISHER, BOSTON.

[Frontispiece: the deacon asks directions of the street Arab.]

[Series Title Illustration]

THE YOUNG OUTLAW;

Or,

Adrift in the Streets.

by

HORATIO ALGER, JR.,

Author of "Ragged Dick," "Tattered Tom," "Luck and Pluck," "Brave and Bold," Series.

Loring, Publisher, Cor. Washington and Bromfield Streets, Boston.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1875, by A. K. Loring, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.

Rockwell & Churchill, Printers and Stereotypers, 39 Arch Street, Boston.

To

MY YOUNG FRIEND,

HARRY L. DE VISSER,

THIS VOLUME

IS

AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED.

PREFACE.

"The Young Outlaw" is the sixth volume of the Tattered Tom Series, and the twelfth of the stories which are wholly or mainly devoted to street life in New York. The story carries its moral with it, and the writer has little fear that the Young Outlaw will be selected as a model by the boys who may read his adventures, and be amused by the scrapes into which he manages to fall. In previous volumes he has endeavored to show that even a street boy, by enterprise, industry and integrity, may hope to become a useful and respected citizen. In the present narration he aims to exhibit the opposite side of the picture, and point out the natural consequences of the lack of these qualities... Continue reading book >>




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