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The Houdini Box

Victor wants to be a magician just like his idol, Houdini. He practices all the time. But when a chance encounter brings Victor face to face with the master of magic, Victor begs him for advice. Do magicians reveal their secrets? How about to determined little boys?

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Twelve year old Hugo Cabret lives in a secret apartment in the walls of a Paris train station. His father has died and his drunk uncle has gone missing, so young Hugo maintains the clocks of the busy train station on his own. To survive, he must steal his food. To rebuild his secret, he must steal toys. His secret life is threatened, though, when one day he is…

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