The amazing Harry Kellar: great American magician

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Publisher:
Calkins Creek,
Pub. Date:
c2012.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.5 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
910L
Description
Presenting the amazing Harry Kellar! The first magician to receive international fame! The most well-known illusionist at the turn of the twentieth century! The model for the Wizard of Oz! Author Gail Jarrow follows Kellar from a magician's assistant traveling and performing across the United States during the Civil War to an international superstar with a show of his own, entertaining emperors, kings, and presidents. Jarrow uses Kellar's own words and images--his amazing four-color promotional posters--to tell his riveting story in this first Kellar biography for young readers. And she reveals the science behind Kellar's illusions and explores nineteenth-century entertainment and transportation as well as the history of magic, spiritualism, and séances.
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ISBN:
9781590788653
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.5, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
910L
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subject_facet Entertainers. -- United States. -- Biography
Kellar, Harry, -- 1849-1922
Magicians. -- United States -- Biography
title_display The amazing Harry Kellar : great American magician
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Kellar, Harry
Magicians