The Houdini Box. By Brian Selznick. Vocabulary. Houdini is a magician. Person who writes for magazines. Person who performs tricks. Answer. b. Person who performs tricks. Vocabulary. The animals are trying to escape from the zoo! Come in. Break loose. Answer. b. Break loose.
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By Brian Selznick
Houdini is a magician.
b. Person who performs tricks.
The animals are trying to escape from the zoo!
b. Break loose.
The shoppers were bustling.
The car appeared from over the hill.
B. Came into view
We visited the Washington monument.
The cookie crumbled.
b. Fell to pieces
The food vanished from the Thanksgiving table.
What did Victor and Houdini have in common?
c. They liked to perform magic tricks.
Victor was upset because he could not…
b. Do the things that Houdini did
Right after Victor learned about each one of Houdini’s tricks, he…
a. Tried to do what Houdini had done.
Houdini probably promised to write Victor a letter be he was…
b. Impressed with Victor’s
What is the most likely reason the author wrote this selection?
a. To entertain with a story about a boy that wants to be a magician.
What kind of person is Victor?
b. Daring because he approached Houdini at the train station.
Victor was so excited after reading Houdini’s monument because he…
b. Realized the box that he was given as a boy had belonged to Houdini.
What happed after Victor played ball with his son?
b. He found Houdini’s box in the attic.
In what way was Victor the same at the beginning and the end of the story?
a. He was excited about magic.
Why did Mrs. Houdini cry when she read the letter that Victor showed her?
a. She was sad because her husband had just died.