Harry Houdini was an amazing entertainer. He was dedicated, persistent, and determined to be worldfamous. He practiced, practiced, and practiced until he got his magic tricks right. From a young boy to a grown man, he delighted his audiences. These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.