Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt: An Interactive History Adventure

By Heather Adamson

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"3 story paths, 43 choices, 22 endings"
Describes the life and times of the era known as Ancient Egypt. The readers' choices reveal the historical details of life as a pyramid builder in the Old Kingdom, life as an artist in the New Kingdom, and life as a soldier or royal servant in the Ptolemaic Period.

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What Do We Know About the Egyptians?

By Joanna Defrates

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Find out what we know, and share your new knowledge with others!
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Science in Ancient Egypt

By Geraldine Woods

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Discover the achievements of the ancient Egyptians in science, mathematics, astronomy, medicine, agriculture, and technology.

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Mummies Made in Egypt

By Aliki

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"A mummy is a mystery-- hidden in layers of ancient bandage, bedecked with priceless jewels."
Why did the Egyptians mummify their dead and how did they do it? Aliki explains all!

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Mummies and Pyramids: A Nonfiction Companion to Mummies in the Morning

By Will Osborne and Mary Pope Osborne

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Learn the secrets of the mummies and pyramids in this research companion to the Magic Treehouse Mystery, Mummies in the Morning.

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The Ancient Egyptians

By Jane Shuter

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Describes life in ancient Egypt, including farming, mummies, government, trade, and medicine.
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Ancient Egyptians

By Daisy Kerr

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This small book is easy to read and gives a lot of information for students.
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Ancient Egypt

By George Hart

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A photo essay on ancient Egypt and the people who lived there, documented through the mummies, pottery, weapons, and other objects they left behind. Describes their society, religion, obsession with the afterlife, and methods of mummification.

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions

By Richard Cohen

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By the Sword is an epic history of sword fighting—a science, an art, and, for many, a religion that began at the dawn of civilization in ancient Egypt and has been an obsession for mankind ever since. With wit and insight, Richard Cohen gives us an engrossing history of the world via the sword.

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Rick Riordan's "The Red Pyramid"

Rick Riordan, author of the incredibly popular "Percy Jackson & The Olympians" 5-book series, has left behind ancient Greece in favor of a new mythology: that of ancient Egypt. Riordan's new series launches today with the release of "The Red Pyramid."

Here's the book description:

"Since their mother’s death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane.

One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a 'research experiment' at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives.

Soon, Sadie and Carter discover that the gods of Egypt are waking, and the worst of them--Set--has his sights on the Kanes. To stop him, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey across the globe--a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family, and their links to a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs."

Sounds really cool, doesn't it? There is a pretty sizeable hold list right now for the book at the library, but once you've placed your hold you can read and listen to the first chapter through Amazon here: http://amzn.to/dCVY5r