Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 20, March 16, 1880


Harper's Young People, an illustrated weekly publication for children, includes serialized and one-off short stories, tales from history, poetry, puzzles, and other fun. This 20th issue of the serial, published on March 16, 1880, contains stories of a young sailor's difficult work in the furnace room, travels with a serious friend in foreign lands, hunting hippopotamuses in Africa, a lesson in nature sketching, the conclusion of Biddy O'Dolan's story, and much more. This periodical was published by Harper & Brothers, known today for their other publications Harper's Bazaar and Harper's Magazine. (Summary by Jill Engle)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Children's Non-fiction, Short Stories

Language: English

Group: Harper's Young People

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Across the Ocean; or, a Boy's First Voyage: Chapter II KevinS
Play 02 What the Boys and Girls Played Two Thousand Years Ago; Garden Lore; The Robber Bluebird; Dreaming KevinS
Play 03 Champion Kathryn Phipps
Play 04 The Little Ships of the Water Streets; The Great Lily's Mission Kathryn Phipps
Play 05 The Mishaps of an Arab Gentleman; The Hippopotamus Kathryn Phipps
Play 06 The Cat's-Meat Man Larry Wilson
Play 07 My Tartar Kathryn Phipps
Play 08 Biddy O'Dolon: Chapter IV Ryan Fahey
Play 09 Alice's Question; The Care of Parrots; Pencil Drawing, No. 2 Rachel Marie
Play 10 Our Post-Office Box BettyB
Play 11 Advertising; The Tramp Puzzle; A Personation: Who Am I? BettyB