A Spotlight for Harry (Hardcover)

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Description


The story of young Harry Houdini, the world’s greatest escape artist!

Harry Weiss—later known by his stage name, Harry Houdini—and his brother, Dash, are enthralled when the circus comes to their Wisconsin town. Harry loves all the acts, but his favorites are the tightrope and the amazing trick where a man hangs from a rope with his teeth! Harry and Dash decide to try circus tricks in a nearby barn, and although Harry’s headstrong determination leads him and his brother into trouble, it also opens up a whole new world for him—a world of performance that later becomes his life’s passion.

In this evocative story, Eric Kimmel tells how Harry Houdini discovered his love for performing in a small Wisconsin town.

About the Author


Eric Kimmel is the award-winning author of several well-known children’s books, including A Horn for Louis and A Picture for Marc, which was a Sydney Taylor Notable Book and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0375858695
ISBN-13: 9780375858697
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers, 09/22/2009
Pages: 112
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 6
Maximum Age: 9
Minimum Grade Level: 1st Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 4th Grade


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