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Title:
Who was Harry Houdini?
Author:
Sutherland, Tui, 1978-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Grosset & Dunlap, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series:
Summary:
A biography of the famous magician who was also a movie star and a pioneer pilot.
Language:
English
Contents:
Who was Harry Houdini? -- So you want to be an American -- So you want to be a magician -- So you want to be famous -- So you want to be a star! -- So you want to be amazing -- So you want to be a pilot -- So you want to be a movie star! -- So you want to be an illusionist -- So you want to be a hero -- So you want to be a detective -- So you want to be remembered forever.
Reading Level:
780 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.8 2.0 61654.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 3.4 5 Quiz: 32836 Guided reading level: O.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780448426860

9780448426877

9780613453318
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Book

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Summary

Who Was Harry Houdini?

a) A magician who could escape from any handcuffs, chains, jail cells, or locks ever invented

b) The first pilot to fly a plane in Australia

c) A famous movie star who was recognised around the world

d) All of the above!

Find out more about the real Harry Houdini in this fun and exciting illustrated biography.


Author Notes

Tui T. Sutherland was born on July 31, 1978 in Caracas, Venezuela. She is a children's book author who has also written under the pen name Heather Williams. Her books include Kingdom of Twilight, Runaway Retriever, Bad to the Bone Boxer, Dragonet Prophecy, This Must Be Love, and The Menagerie. She has written several series including Pet Trouble, Wings of Fire, and Avatars.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Who Was Harry Houdini?p. 1
So You Want to Be an Americanp. 4
So You Want to Be a Magicianp. 15
So You Want to Be Famousp. 27
So You Want to Be a Starp. 35
So You Want to Be Amazingp. 48
So You Want to Be a Pilotp. 56
So You Want to Be a Movie Starp. 63
So You Want to Be an Illusionistp. 69
So You Want to Be a Herop. 77
So You Want to Be a Detectivep. 85
So You Want to Be Remembered Foreverp. 95