Edward Stratemeyer was an American writer (1862-1930). The main his genre is juvenile fiction. He had Stratemeyer Literary Syndicate and it produced such books as the Rover Boys series, the Hardy Boys series, the Tom Swift series, the Bobbsey Twinsseries, and the Nancy Drew series. He graduated high school in the 1880’s and then he began writing juvenile fiction. His first financially rewarding story was published in 1888, and he soon became a regular contributor to several boys' magazines. Edward Stratemeyer died in Newark in 1930 t the age of 68 of lobar pneumonia.
This book is a good example of classical series. The Rover Boys or The Rover Boys Series for Young Americans are popular juvenile series. They were published by Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer). Stratemeyer wrote the series with the purpose of moral lessons or educational idea. The original Rover Boys are the brothers Tom, Sam, and Dick Rover. What adventures do they face during these series? What kind of hardship do they manage? Are these series really for young people? Or not?