Ancient Egypt

Check out these youth non-fiction books about Ancient Egypt!

Queen Cleopatra

Thomas Streissguth

Presents the life of the Egyptian queen who lived from 69 B.C.E. to 30 B.C.E.

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Treasury of Egyptian Mythology

Donna Jo Napoli

The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning aut

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James Putnam

This title is a valuable resource to students whether they need to know about ancient burial chambers or how workers lifted stones weighing up to 15 tonnes without complicated machinery.

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Mummies and Pyramids

Mary Pope Osborne

Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. Track the facts with Jack and Annie!! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning, they had lots of questions. Why did people make mumm

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You Wouldn't Want to Be Cleopatra!

Jim Pipe, David Salariya

Humorous text and illustrations describe what life must have been like for the Egyptian princess, describing how she had to rule a kingdom, protect her throne from her brother, Ptolemy, and woo Roman invaders.

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The Shipwrecked Sailor

Tamara Bower

This story is based on one found on a papyrus scroll of hieroglyphs from the nineteenth century B.C., Egypt. It tells the tale of a voyage on the Red Sea to a mysterious and enchanted land of riches located south of Egypt. On his way to the King'

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The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

Leonard Everett Fisher

Relates the history of the gods and goddesses worshipped by the ancient Egyptians and describes how they were depicted.

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The Secrets of Tutankhamun

Patricia Cleveland-Peck

Tutankhamun was born in a time of change. His father, Atakhenaten, instituted broad political and religious reform through Egypt, and when a nine-year-old Tut ascended the throne after his father's unexpected death, he found himself at the cente

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Ms. Frizzle's Adventures in Egypt

Joanna Cole

Readers can travel back in time with Ms. Frizzle to the magical land of Ancient Egypt where learning is truly an adventure. Teacher's Guide available.

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National Geographic Kids Everything Ancient Egypt

Crispin Boyer, James P. Allen

Discusses the mysteries of ancient Egypt, and includes facts covering treasure, pyramids, mummies, and pharaohs.

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Ancient Egypt

George Hart

DK Eyewitness Ancient Egypt is a spectacular and informative guide to one of history's most remarkable civilisations, the Egyptians. Amazing colour photographs offer your child a unique "eyewitness" view of these incredible empires. Tr

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Egypt in Spectacular Cross-Section

Stewart Ross

Following on from his internationally bestselling book on Rome, master illustrator Stephen Biesty brings his magic touch to the subject of ancient Egypt. It is over 3200 years ago in ancient Egypt, in the reign of the great god-king Rameses II. And f

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