Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 22, March 30, 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 22nd issue of the serial, published on March 30th, 1880, and just in time for April Fool's Day this issue is full of practical jokes! It also includes adventurous stories like that of a daring lad whose bravery makes him a hero, an unusual voyage with an unusual "ship"-mate, tales from the land of the midnight sun, 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 "April-Fool!" BettyB
Play 02 General Schuyler and the Tories; Young Diamond Merchants Larry Wilson
Play 03 Across the Ocean; Or, A Boy's First Voyage: Chapter IV Tami Jo Bechdol
Play 04 A Strange Fellow-Voyager; Easy Botany: March Madelyn Pauline
Play 05 Noblesse Oblige; The Sun at Midnight Margaret
Play 06 A Boarding-School Club Noelle
Play 07 The Baby Elephant; Practical Jokes; The Jolly Dog's Practical Joke Dan Hu
Play 08 Our Post-Office Box BettyB
Play 09 Puzzles from Young Contributors; The Soapboxticon; Advertisements; Misfits; Charade; Solution of Chicken Puzzle BettyB