Packed with illustrations, kids interested in archaeology, and historical photographs, The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone is an informative yet accessible overview perfect for aspiring young Egyptologists, engravings, and students in grades 3 to 7.
The Golden Goblet Newbery Library, PuffinPuffin Books - But how can he when he is all but imprisoned by his evil half brother, Gebu? Ranofer knows the only way he can escape Gebu's abuse is by changing his destiny. But can a poor boy with no skills survive on the cutthroat streets of ancient Thebes? Then Ranofer finds a priceless golden goblet in Gebu's room and he knows his luck−and his destiny−are about to change.
Exceptionally vivid, swiftpaced, and stirring. The horn book"an exhilarating story of the arduous fulfillment of a boy's dream. A newbery honor bookwinner of a newbery honor, an exciting ancient Egyptian mystery!Ranofer wants only one thing in the world: to be a master goldsmith like his beloved father was.
The Golden Goblet Newbery Library, Puffin - This plus the vividly detailed setting make the book an excellent choice. Kirkus Reviews Puffin. We are given a most worthy hero in ranofer, one who struggles with his own fears and ideals, who smarts under his own cowardice, but who finds the power to rise to his own strength.
The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt Landmark BooksRandom House Books for Young Readers - The pharaohs of ancient egypt explains how archaeologists have pieced together their discoveries to slowly reveal the history of Egypt’s people, its pharaohs, and its golden days. But when its cities crumbled to dust, Egypt’s culture and the secrets of its hieroglyphic writings were also lost. For more than 3, 000 years, egypt was a great civilization that thrived along the banks of the Nile River.
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The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt Dover Children's ClassicsDover Publications - Chebron, and amuba, a young slave in the boy's household, the young son of an Egyptian high priest, are close friends; but their lives are greatly altered when Chebron accidentally kills a cat, an animal held sacred by the ancient Egyptians. A captivating book that accurately describes life in a once magnificent civilization, this volume will especially appeal to youngsters fascinated by the life and customs of ancient Egypt.
A thrilling adventure story, this is also a tale packed with historical facts. Forced to flee for their safety, the boys and their companions begin a long and dangerous journey. Among other fascinating details, young readers learn about the Egyptian religion and geography, how the Nile was used for irrigation, and how the Egyptians made war and were prepared for burial.
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God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah Living History LibraryIgnatius Press - It is 701 B. C-rule of the Kushite dynasty in ancient Egypt. Puffin. Young prince taharka, a very minor royal son, succeeds unexpectedly to the throne of Kush and Egypt-a divine rulership. It's not long, however, before a treacherous plot pushes him into sudden exile and into the hands of Amos, an emissary of King Hezekiah seeking help against the Assyrians.
A never-before published tale by the author of the best-selling Hittite Warrior, carries the reader back to Ancient Egypt and biblical Jerusalem. Posing as a medical assistant, Taharka journeys with Amos to Judea where he encounters two kings in conflict. His true identity suddenly uncovered, Sennacherib, he must choose with whom he will fight-the mighty Assyrian, promising alliance or Hezekiah, the Jew who trusts in Yahweh.
God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah Living History Library - Landmark Books Random House. A novel inspired by research on the historical King Taharka and his period. Used book in Good Condition.
Mara, Daughter of the Nile Puffin Story BooksPuffin Books - Mara is not like other slaves; she can read and write, as well as speak the language of Babylonian. Landmark Books Random House. But just when mara is ready to offer sheftu her help and her heart, her duplicity is discovered, and a battle ensues in which both Mara’s life and the fate of Egypt are at stake.
Against her will, the noble sheftu, mara finds herself falling in love with one of her masters, and she starts to believe in his plans of restoring Thutmose III to the throne. Mara is a proud and beautiful slave girl who yearns for freedom in ancient Egypt, under the rule of Queen Hatshepsut. So, to barter for her freedom, she finds herself playing the dangerous role of double spy for two arch enemies—each of whom supports a contender for the throne of Egypt.
Mara, Daughter of the Nile Puffin Story Books - Used book in Good Condition. Dangerous espionage, an unusual love story, and richly drawn background make this a book to capture quick and lasting interest. Horn book “Thoroughly engrossing. Kirkus Reviews Puffin. Puffin Books. This compelling story of adventure, and intrigue, romance, set in ancient Egypt, was written by the three-time Newbery Honor and Edgar Award winning author Eloise Jarvis McGraw.
Tales of Ancient Egypt Puffin ClassicsPuffin Books - Puffin Books. These stories include the great myths - of amen-ra, who created all the creatures in the world; of Isis, seaching the waters for her dead husband Osiris; of the Bennu Bird and the Book of Thoth. Landmark Books Random House. Puffin Books. Used book in Good Condition. Puffin. But there are also tales told for pleasure about magic, treasure and adventure - even the first ever Cinderella story.
Huguenot GardenCanon Press - Puffin. Landmark Books Random House. Puffin Books. A fun way to get kids into a different time where people held to their faith. This entertaining but moving story follows the twins and the rest of the Martineau family as they work, worship, commune, and suffer persecution together. Puffin Books. Huguenot garden is a children's story of the daily and adventurous episodes in the lives of Rene and Albret Martineau, young twin sisters in a seventeeth-century, French Protestant family.
This short novel by douglas jones aims to portray the ideas and historical details common to Huguenot life in La Rochelle, France, 1685, a tragic year whose final quarter brought the full wrath of Louis XIV. This novella by douglas Jones is fun, exciting, and even moving in places. Used book in Good Condition.
The Hidden Treasure of Glaston Living History LibraryIgnatius Press - Puffin Books. Friends. King henry the 2nd. Amidst great mystery, hugh is left in the care of Glastonbury Abbey by his father who must flee England too swiftly to be burdened by a crippled son. Hugh, the mad bleheris, his friend dickon and their strange friend, uncover a treasure trove and with it a deeper mystery of the sort that could only occur in Glastonbury where Joseph of Arimithea was said to have lived out his last years.
Landmark Books Random House. Before all is done, more is resolved than Hugh could ever have hoped. Glaston. Puffin Books. Used book in Good Condition. Mystery. Illustrated by Frederick Chapman. Puffin. Treasure. A newbery Honor winner. Ashamed of his physical weakness, hugh finds that life at the abbey is surprisingly full in this year 1171, yet possessed of a stout heart, in the turbulent days of King Henry II.
Adam and His Kin: The Lost History of Their Lives and TimesMott Media - King henry the 2nd. Tracking provided on most orders. Puffin Books. Friends. Mystery. Glaston. Reads as easily as a story, yet teaches actual history. Charts, maps and illustrations help to give a clear picture of times and places. Condition: New. Isbn13: 9780940319073. Gives insights into the world before the great flood and into the rebuilding of civilization afterward.
Treasure. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Narrates from creation to Abram, encompassing the whole period usually called "prehistoric". Shows the sources of all pagan beliefs. Puffin Books. For the whole family. Used as supplementary reading with the course above on Genesis.
Adam and His Kin: The Lost History of Their Lives and Times - A rare blending of the Bible account with information from sciences, archeology, ancient traditions and other sources. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Puffin. Landmark Books Random House.
Ten Discoveries That Rewrote HistoryPlume - Puffin. Puffin Books. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Friends. Puffin Books. Glaston. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Treasure. Landmark Books Random House. Part travel guide to the wonders of the world and part primer on ancient world history, Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History captures the awe and excitement of finding a lost window into ancient civilization.
. The world’s greatest archaeological finds and what they tell us about lost civilizations Renowned archaeologist Patrick Hunt brings his top ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life in this concise and captivating book. Condition: New. King henry the 2nd. The rosetta stone, nineveh's assyrian library, machu picchu, the dead sea scrolls, pompeii, thera, King Tut’s Tomb, and the Tomb of 10, Troy, Olduvai Gorge, 000 Warriors—Hunt reveals the fascinating stories of these amazing discoveries and explains the ways in which they added to our knowledge of human history and permanently altered our worldview.
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