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HISTORY: Ancient Civilizations: Egypt


HISTORY: Ancient Civilizations: Egypt

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National Geographic investigates ancient Egypt :  archaeology unlocks the secrets of Egypt's past Juvenile Book National Geographic investigates ancient Egypt : archaeology unlocks the secrets of Egypt's past

Rubalcaba, Jill.
J 932 RUBALCA

Learn about the discoveries that are bringing Egypt's history to light today.




The scarab's secret book The scarab's secret

Would, Nick.
E WOULD

A tiny scarab beetle saves the Pharaoh from a trap that would have led to his death. Includes facts about ancient Egypt.




You wouldn't want to be an Egyptian mummy! :  disgusting things you'd rather not know Juvenile Book You wouldn't want to be an Egyptian mummy! : disgusting things you'd rather not know

Stewart, David (David Evelyn), 1954-
J 932 STEWART

A light-hearted approach to the process of mummification in ancient Egypt.




Pharaoh's Egypt Juvenile Book Pharaoh's Egypt

Manning, Mick.
J 932 MANNING

Readers follow an appealing cast of characters through their everyday lives, both at work and at play. Children learn all about the Egyptian way of life as they meet the noble and majestic Pharaoh, watch the scribes at work in the palace, delve deep into the tombs, and witness worshippers at the temples.




Ancient Egypt revealed Juvenile Book Ancient Egypt revealed

Chrisp, Peter.
J 932 CHRISP

A dazzling look at Egyptian artifacts and architecture. Hundreds of excellent-quality, captioned, full-color photographs and reproductions demonstrate various aspects of culture and life. Two-page spreads focus on different facets of this ancient civilization, and transparent cutaways are used to view Tutankhamen's mummy, the interior of his tomb, the temple at Abu Simbel, and the hold of a cargo boat on the Nile.




Mummies in the morning Juvenile Book Mummies in the morning

Osborne, Mary Pope.
J SERIES MAGIC T

Jack and his younger sister take a trip in their tree house back to ancient Egypt, where they help a queen's mummy continue her voyage to the Next Life.




The Egypt game Juvenile Book The Egypt game

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley.
J SNYDER

A group of children, entranced with the study of Egpyt, play their own Egypt game, are visited by a secret oracle, become involved in a murder, and befriend the Professor before they move on to new interests, such as Gypsies.




Mummies, pyramids, and pharaohs :  a book about ancient Egypt book Mummies, pyramids, and pharaohs : a book about ancient Egypt

Gibbons, Gail.
E 932 GIBBONS

Provides an overview of life in ancient Egypt, describing the people, daily activities, beliefs and customs, and what has been learned from artifacts left behind.




King Tut :  tales from the tomb Juvenile Book King Tut : tales from the tomb

Briscoe, Diana, 1949-
J 932.014 BRISCOE

Discusses ancient Egyptian customs and beliefs regarding death and the afterlife, the process of mummification, and the legend of a mummy's curse in relation to the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922.




Tutankhamun :  the mystery of the boy king book Tutankhamun : the mystery of the boy king

Hawass, Zahi A.
JB TUTANKH HAWASS

A look into the life, death, and burial of Tut and the unearthing of his tomb. Quite a bit is known about Tutankhamun (who was crowned when he was around age 9 and died under questionable circumstances some 10 years later): relatives, pastimes, religion, and children. The biggest question has been what killed him, and new information is presented.




Ancient Egyptians Juvenile Book Ancient Egyptians

Ganeri, Anita, 1961-
J 932 GANERI

This book introduces the reader to the fascinating world of the ancient Egyptians. It explores how the Egyptians worked, played, prayed to their gods, and lived their daily lives. It also looks at how the Egyptian world was ruled and at the famous tombs and temples built for its kings and queens.




You wouldn't want to be Tutankhamen! :  a mummy who really got meddled with Juvenile Book You wouldn't want to be Tutankhamen! : a mummy who really got meddled with

Stewart, David (David Evelyn), 1954-
J 932.014 STEWART

The cultures and traditions of ancient Egypt spring to life in the pages of this series.




Skippyjon Jones in mummy trouble book Skippyjon Jones in mummy trouble

Schachner, Judith Byron.
E SCHACHN

Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese kitten who thinks he's a Chihuahua, dreams of traveling to ancient Egypt with his gang of Chihuahua amigos.




Egyptian diary :  the journal of Nakht Juvenile Book Egyptian diary : the journal of Nakht

Platt, Richard.
J PLATT

In ancient Egypt, Nakht records his experiences as his family moves from small town Esna to the big, exciting city of Memphis, where he studies to be a scribe like his father and helps discover who has been robbing graves. Includes nonfiction information about Egyptian culture.




The long-lost map Juvenile Book The long-lost map

Baccalario, Pierdomenico.
J SERIES ULYSSES

Eleven-year-old twins Jason and Julia, along with their friend Rick, find themselves in ancient Egypt in search of an important map after going through a magical door in their old English mansion.




Pyramid Juvenile Book Pyramid

Macaulay, David.
J 690.68 MACAULA

Text and black-and-white illustrations follow the intricate step-by-step process of the building of an ancient Egyptian pyramid.




Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos Juvenile Book Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos

La Fevers, R. L. (Robin L.)
J LA FEVE

Twelve-year-old Theo uses arcane knowledge and her own special talent when she encounters two secret societies, one sworn to protect the world from ancient Egyptian magic and one planning to harness it to bring chaos to the world, both of which want a valuable artifact stolen from the London museum for which her parents work.




How people lived in ancient Egypt Juvenile Book How people lived in ancient Egypt

Bingham, Jane.
J 932 BINGHAM




Pharaoh's boat Juvenile Book Pharaoh's boat

Weitzman, David, 1936-
J 932.012 WEITZMA

This book describes the building of Egyptian pharaoh Cheops's funeral boat.




The 5,000-year-old puzzle :   solving a mystery of ancient Egypt Juvenile Book The 5,000-year-old puzzle : solving a mystery of ancient Egypt

Logan, Claudia.
J LOGAN

An account of Dr. George Reisner's 1925 discovery and excavation of a secret tomb in Giza, Egypt, based on archival documents and records, but told through the fictionalized experiences of a young boy who accompanies his father on the dig.




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