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UniverSoul Circus

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UniverSoul Circus
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   6.4

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    billed, limbo, stunts, artists, founder, soul, performers, magical, likely, clever, such, trapeze, place, typical, express, include
     content words:    UniverSoul Circus, Hip Hop, Big Top, Cedric Walker, South America


UniverSoul Circus
By Brenda B. Covert
  

1     The circus is a magical place. Where else can you see animal acts, crazy clowns, and scary stunts? One circus also has soul. It's called the UniverSoul Circus! It's likely the first circus of color that is also owned and produced by African-Americans. It was formed in 1994. It is billed as "Hip Hop under the Big Top." Cedric Walker is the founder. He wanted to "express the black culture through circus arts." While not your typical circus, it does have some of the usual acts. There are clowns, trapeze artists, and .....
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