Mayne Reid stories for children and teenagers

mayne reid stories

Thomas Mayne Reid (April 4, 1818 – October 22, 1883), was a Scots-Irish American novelist. "Captain" Reid wrote many adventure novels akin to those written by Frederick Marryat and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was a great admirer of Lord Byron. These novels contain action that takes place primarily in untamed settings: the American West, Mexico, South Africa, the Himalayas, and Jamaica.


Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found: A Book of Zoology for Boys

Wood Rangers: The Trappers of Sonora

The Headless Horseman: A Strange Tale of Texas

The Quadroon: Adventures in the Far West

The Maroon

A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea

The War Trail: The Hunt of the Wild Horse

Osceola the Seminole or The Red Fawn of the Flower Land

The Boy Hunters

The Bush Boys: History and Adventures of a Cape Farmer and his Family

The White Chief: A Legend of Northern Mexico

The Boy Slaves

The Young Yagers: A Narrative of Hunting Adventures in Southern Africa

Gwen Wynn: A Romance of the Wye

The Scalp Hunters

The Plant Hunters: Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains

The Giraffe Hunters

The Castaways

The Yellow Chief

The Rifle Rangers

The Cliff Climbers

The Death Shot: A Story Retold

The Lone Ranche

The Boy Tar

Ran Away to Sea

The White Gauntlet

The Desert Home: The Adventures of a Lost Family in the Wilderness

No Quarter!

Bruin: The Grand Bear Hunt

Popular Adventure Tales

The Young Voyageurs: Boy Hunters in the North

The Tiger Hunter