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Harry Houdini

The Legend of the World's Greatest Escape Artist
Weaver, Janice (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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The life of Harry Houdini and his less famous partner, his brother Dash, includes details of his well-known career as a magician, as well as his interest in exposing fake mediums and other frauds. Sidebars highlight topics related to the early 20th century, such as child labor, the dime museums, and early aviation, an interest of Houdini's.
Authors: Weaver, Janice
Title: Harry Houdini
the legend of the world's greatest escape artist
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2011
Characteristics: [48] p. :,ill. (part col.), ports. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Janice Weaver ; illustrations, Chris Lane
Summary: The life of Harry Houdini and his less famous partner, his brother Dash, includes details of his well-known career as a magician, as well as his interest in exposing fake mediums and other frauds. Sidebars highlight topics related to the early 20th century, such as child labor, the dime museums, and early aviation, an interest of Houdini's.
Additional Contributors: Lane, Chris - 1982- - (Christopher W. R.), - Illustrator
ISBN: 1419700146
9781419700149
Branch Call Number: j 793.8092 H836w 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliography (p. [46]-[47]) and index
Subject Headings: Escape artists United States Biography Juvenile literature Magicians United States Biography Juvenile literature Houdini, Harry, 1874-1926 Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Escape artists
Magicians
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This account of the life of Harry Houdini and his less famous partner, his brother Dash, includes details of his well-known career as a musician, as well as his interest in exposing fake mediums and other frauds. Sidebars highlight topics related to the early 20th century, such as child labor,... Read More »


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May 01, 2013
  • anali1 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I didn't like this book because it was too long.

Apr 20, 2013
  • siana480 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

I liked this daring and adventurous book. It was a fun book about a man named harry who does extreme things to make a living.

Apr 10, 2013
  • BLIVIX26 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

dond get it

i thought it was really boring because the writer didnt really use words that would attract the reader to read more

Apr 03, 2013
  • UCANBURPKNOW rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

I kind of liked it because it talked about different and difficult words.

Mar 19, 2013
  • Naveen28 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

i really enjoyed this because this book made me learn some new words that i have never heard of. :)

Mar 19, 2013
  • kupkakekween rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

this guy is amazing :)

Mar 17, 2013
  • March29 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I liked this book because it told you lots about Houdini's life and at the end it told you some tips on magic.

Mar 11, 2013
  • Snarfy_Snarf rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

this book is not like who needs a swamp where the info is boring its intresting here but this is not intresting enough for me to give a good sccore

Mar 11, 2013
  • purplekitty2 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I normally don't like non fiction books, but this one was pretty good! I loved how he kept failing but never stopped trying because he wanted to help his family.

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