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Escape!: the story of the great Houdini

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IL: MG - BL: 6.6 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
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Nothing could hold him Harry Houdini, born Ehrich Weiss, never did anything by half measure. Once he decided to become a magician, he became the King of Cards, the Prince of Air, the Genius of Escape and Professor H. Houdini. And why not? He could walk through walls, defeat any lock, make elephants disappear with the snap of his fingers and pick up needles with his eyelids Or could he . . .? Fact or Fiction? Legend or liar? We will never know for sure. But here in all its riveting glory is Sid Fleischmans witty and insightful biography of magics greatest showman, daredevil and escape artist ever The Great Houdini SLJ Best Books of 2006
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9780060850951
9780060850968
9780060850944
9780792787082
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.6, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
940L
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Full title escape the story of the great houdini
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subject_facet Escape artists -- United States -- Biography, Escape artists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Houdini, Harry, -- 1874-1926, Houdini, Harry, -- 1874-1926 -- Juvenile literature, Magicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Magicians. -- United States -- Biography
title_display Escape! : the story of the great Houdini
title_full Escape! : the story of the great Houdini / Sid Fleischman, Escape! : the story of the great Houdini / by Sid Fleischman, Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini
title_short Escape! :
title_sub the story of the great Houdini
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Escape artists, History, Houdini, Harry, Magicians, Performing Arts, Young Adult Nonfiction