Franklin Dixon

Anthony S

Shelby J

Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Born in 1862,died in 1930
Dixon is not his real name, it's Edward L. Stratemeyer.
Kept his life private
One of the three German immigrant
Attended public schools, but not college
Worked at his brother's tobacco store
Wrote Victor Horton's Idea
Sold it in 1888 for $75
Wrote a book about two boys on a battleship
Wrote:Tom Swift, The Rover Boys, Nancey Drew, The Hardy Boys, and The Bobbsey Twins
Sheehan, James J. "Germany." World Book Student. World Book, 2011. Web. 14 Sept. 2011.
Books avalible at the NMS library: The Hardy Boys, The Castle Conundrum, The Crowning Terror, Danger on the Vampire Trail, and many more.