Harry Houdini

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DK Pub., 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
Harry Houdini, born Ehrich Weiss, left his home in Wisconsin at the age of 12 to seek his fortune. But Factory work he found was dreary, and young Ehrich longed for excitement. Find out how he went from practicing coin tricks in his spare time to selling out the theaters of Europe - and how this son of poor immigrants transformed himself into the greatest magician in the world. In this biography series, DK brings together fresh voices and DK design values to give readers the most information-packed, visually exciting biographies.

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User Review  - MadelynMaxwell - LibraryThing

This book shows and tells us about the life and career of Harry Houdini through both words and real time pictures. This biography would be great to help students get a better understanding of a great ... Read full review

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User Review  - shannonbaker - LibraryThing

This book is good for older students third grade and higher. This is because it is a more difficult book to read. This book can be used for a research project or just put out for reading for students who are interested in learning about magic. Read full review


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Vicki Cobb is a pro at explaining the cohesive and adhesive properties of water. but she can never seem to remember that plants like water too! She finally had to decorate her home with artificial plants to keep from killing the live ones.

Ever since Science Experiments You Can Eat, Vicki Cobb has been delighting children, parents, and teachers with the fun of making science discoveries. Now, with the new Science Play series, she sets her sights on the youngest children. who are natural scientists and are always experimenting. Vicki Cobb and her husband divide their time between their homes in White Plains, New York. and Manchester, Vermont.

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