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  • 2 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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Classic Alger series
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101246175 Young Adult: Fiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101246373 Young Adult: Fiction In process -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101246381 Young Adult: Fiction In process -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101246399 Young Adult: Fiction In process -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101246407 Young Adult: Fiction In process -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101246415 Young Adult: Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781597655125
  • Physical Description: 192 pages 20 cm
  • Publisher: [Ithaca, MI] : AB Publishing, Inc., [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published as The store boy; or, The fortunes of Ben Barclay.
Alternate title from cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ben Barclay meets a tramp -- Ben and his mother -- Mrs. Barclay's callers -- Unpleasant business -- Professor Harrington's entertainment -- Two young rivals -- The tramp makes another call -- Squire Davenport's financial operation -- A prospect of trouble -- Ben goes to New York -- The Madison Avenue stage -- Ben's luck -- A startling event -- Ben shows himself a hero -- Ben loses his place -- Ben finds temporary employment -- What the letter contained -- Farewell to Pentonville -- A cool reception -- Entering upon his duties -- At the theater -- A mysterious letter -- Ben's visit to Thirty-first Street -- Ben on trial -- Conrad takes a bold step -- Mr. Lynx, the detective -- The telltale ticket -- Mrs. Hill's malice -- Some unexpected changes -- Ben "goes west" -- Mr. Jackson receives a call -- Ben sells the farm -- Good news -- Conrad goes to Wall Street -- Turning the tables -- A letter from Rose Gardiner -- Ben's visit to Pentonville -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.:
Ben Barclay lives with, and supports, his widowed mother. They have a mortgage on their home, held by Squire Davenport, who informs Ben's mother that she has three months to pay off, Ben makes a trip to New York City to see if they can get financial help from a rich cousin. Ben must find a way to raise enough money to save his home and support his mother before they lose everything.
Subject: Conduct of life > Juvenile fiction.
Success > Juvenile fiction.
Diligence > Juvenile fiction.
Work ethic > Juvenile fiction.
Landlords > Juvenile fiction.
Swindlers and swindling > Juvenile fiction.
Real estate agents > Juvenile fiction.
Widows > Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Juvenile fiction.

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