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The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Title:
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
ISBN:
9780375945977

9780375841972
Publication Information:
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2009.
Physical Description:
151 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents:
"I am a showman" -- That Barnum boy -- The apprentice showman -- A visit to the American Museum -- Humbug! -- A miniature man and a nightingale -- The man behind the curtain -- Endings and beginnings -- Circus man -- Come to the circus -- The egress.
Abstract:
Biography of P.T. Barnum, showman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Readers can visit Barnum's American Museum; meet Tom Thumb, the miniature man (only 39 in. tall) and his tinier bride (32 in.); experience the thrill Barnum must have felt when, at age 60, he joined the circus; and discover Barnum's legacy.
Program Information:
Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.3 9 Quiz: 46054.

Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.0 5.0 131627.
Added Author:
Reading Level JCPL:
980LEXILE.
Target Audience Note:
980 Lexile.
Format:
Book

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