Jack The Runaway; Or, On The Road

Jack the Runaway; or, On the Road with a Circus
is a children’s novel written by the prolific British author Horatio Alger Jr. and first published in 1897. The novel tells the story of a young boy named Jack who runs away from home and joins a traveling circus. Through his adventures with the circus, Jack learns valuable life lessons about independence, responsibility, and perseverance.