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Nicholson, Simon (Simon Bennett)

Summary: Young Harry Houdini's efforts to perfect his magic tricks are put on hold when his mentor, Herbie, disappears, prodding Harry and his two best friends, Arthur and Billie, to embark on a dangerous investigation that pushes their skill and their friendshipto the limits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC NIC

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Houdini 2008

Buhler, Cynthia von

Summary: "Unappreciated at her father's acclaimed detective agency, the fabulous, rabbit-loving Minky Woodcock straps on her gumshoes in order to uncover a magical mystery involving noted author Arthur Conan Doyle and world-famous escape artist, Harry Houdini."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Comics 2018

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Fleischman, Sid

Summary: A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats, complete with index, photos, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 793.8 Felei

Kimmel, Eric A.

Summary: Tells the story of Harry Houdini's true childhood escapades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE KIM

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: K-3.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD OSB

Sutherland, Tui

Summary: A biography of the famous magician who was also a movie star and a pioneer pilot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 HOU

Weaver, Janice.

Summary: Explores the life of Harry Houdini including his childhood, marriage, and death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HOU

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: "Join Jack and Annie as they as they meet one of the world's most famous illusionists - Harry Houdini!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 50

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Bowen, Rhys.

Summary: After an illusionist on stage saws into his assistant, Harry Houdini's wife hires Molly Murphy to be part investigator/part bodyguard and uncover whether NYC's masters of illusion are simply up to their tricks or if there truly is something much more treacherous going on.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOW

Kalush, William.

Summary: After years of struggling on the dime museum circuit, Harry Houdini got a break that put him on the front page of a Chicago newspaper. Soon Houdini was performing for royalty, commanding vast sums, and exploring the new power of Hollywood. At a time when spy agencies frequently co-opted amateurs, Houdini developed a relationship with a man who would later run MI-5. For the next several years,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 793.8 KAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOUDINI, HARRY KAL

Lakin, Pat.

Summary: Simple text describes how Harry Houdini, born Ehrich Weiss, worked hard to become a great magician.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2002

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE LAK

Kelly, Victoria

Summary: Before escape artist Harry Houdini died, he vowed he would find a way to speak to his beloved wife Bess from beyond the grave using a coded message known only to the two of them. When a widowed Bess begins seeing this code in seemingly impossible places, it becomes clear that Harry has an urgent message to convey. Unlocking the puzzle will set Bess on a course back through the pairs...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEL

Lutes, Jason.

Summary: In bold graphics, and drawing on the most respected sources, author and artist formulate a living picture of this greatest of Americans and show how time and morals shaped him and his art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 LUT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: 741.5 Lutes

Michaels, Barbara

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS MIC

Jaher, David

Summary: In 1924 the wife of a Boston surgeon came to embody the raging national debate over Spiritualism, a movement devoted to communication with the dead. Reporters dubbed her the blonde Witch of Lime Street, but she was known to her followers simply as Margery. Her most vocal advocate was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who believed so thoroughly in Margery's powers that he urged her to enter a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAGERY JAH

Lutes, Jason.

Summary: In bold graphics, and drawing on the most respected sources, author and artist formulate a living picture of this greatest of Americans and show how time and morals shaped him and his art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Lutes

MacLeod, Elizabeth.

Summary: A biography of the world's most famous magician, Harry Houdini, from his poor childhood to extraordinary escape artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2005

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Maniscalco, Kerri

Summary: In 1889, the ship Etruria departs Liverpool, England, for New York carrying Audrey Rose Wadsworth and her crime-solving partner, Thomas, a famous escape artist, and a cold-blooded killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MAN

Riley, Clifford.

Summary: "In 1814, redcoats burned the White House to the ground. In 1889, Harry Houdini discovered a trick that would save his life. In 1955, the U.S. launched the world's first nuclear submarine. And one family pulled the strings behind the scenes at each of these events: the Cahills--the most powerful family the world has ever known. Now the Cahills have opened their vault and dangerous secrets are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RIL

Summary: Wrapped in chains and encased in a crate, magician Harry Houdini was dropped into New York's icy East River. Horrified onlookers watched him emerge, unharmed, less than 60 seconds later. Easily the world's most famous escape artist, Houdini mesmerized audiences with astonishing acts of magic like the Water Torture Cell. A circus performer turned gifted artist, Houdini confronted humanity's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Nonfic Ho

Cambron, Kristy

Summary: "Harry Houdni's one-time apprentice holds fantastic secrets about the greatest illusionist in the world. But someone wants to claim them . . . or silence her before she can reveal them on her own"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Fleischman, Sid

Summary: A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB HOUDINI FLE

Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: A picture book biography highlighting the life and accomplishments of magician and escape artist, Harry Houdini.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HOU