She was the Egyptian girl who became a master politician and a supreme stateswoman. Inheriting her father's throne along with her young stepson, Hatshepsut was soon crowned pharaoh in her own right.
by David Kennett (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2008-04-01
In Ancient Egypt, the pharaoh is the supreme ruler and overseer of every aspect of life--a living god. Full of fascinating, little-known details Pharaoh shines a jewel-toned light on the lives and afterlives of Seti I and Ramesses II--and the powerful civilizations they built.
The story of Princess Hatshepsut, told in diary form.
Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos
by R. L. LaFevers; Yoko Tanaka (Illustrator)
Call Number: F LA
Publication Date: 2007-04-09
Theodosia Throckmorton has her hands full at the Museum of Legends and Antiquities in London. When Theo's mother returns from her latest archaeological dig bearing the Heart of Egypt, a legendary amulet belonging to an ancient tomb, Theo learns that it comes inscribed with a curse so black and vile that it threatens to crumble the British Empire from within and start a war too terrible to imagine.
The Book of Time
by Guillaume Prevost; William Rodarmor (Translator)
Call Number: F PRE
Publication Date: 2007-09-01
Sam Faulkner travels back in time to medieval Ireland, ancient Egypt and Renaissance Bruges in search of his missing father.
This amazing book provides a snapshot of systems of government used by various ancient civilizations. Read about:* what a Chinese dynasty was;* the invention of the idea of democracy in Greece;* Mesopotamia's eye-for-an-eye system of ancient justice.
Ancient Egypt is one of the oldest and most fascinating cultures that young adults study. This book covers the major aspects of this ancient civilization including religious beliefs and practices, such as the belief in gods and goddesses, the importance of death and the afterlife, and pyramid building are also discussed.
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