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Multcolib School Corps Picks Ancient Egypt Fiction Grades 5 and 6

Cleopatra VII
Cleopatra VII [daughter of the Nile-57 B.C.] By Gregory, Kristiana (Downloadable Audiobook - 2006 ) Streaming audiobook Access online »

Annotation:While her father is in hiding after attempts on his life, twelve-year-old Cleopatra records in her diary how she fears for her own safety and hopes to survive to become Queen of Egypt some day.

The Long-lost Map
The Long-lost Map By Baccalario, Pierdomenico (Book - 2006 ) j BACCALARI Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Sphinx's Princess
Sphinx's Princess By Friesner, Esther M. (Book - 2009 ) y FRIESNER 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Although she is a dutiful daughter, Nefertiti's dancing abilities, remarkable beauty, and intelligence garner attention near and far, so much so that her family is summoned to the Egyptian royal court, where Nefertiti becomes a pawn in the power play of her scheming aunt, Queen Tiye.

Sphinx's Princess
Sphinx's Princess By Friesner, Esther M. (eBook - 2009 )

Annotation:Although she is a dutiful daughter, Nefertiti's dancing abilities, remarkable beauty, and intelligence garner attention near and far, so much so that her family is summoned to the Egyptian royal court, where Nefertiti becomes a pawn in the power play of her scheming aunt, Queen Tiye.

Orphan of the Sun
Orphan of the Sun By Harvey, Gill (Book - 2006 ) j HARVEY Available in some locations

Annotation:Meryt-Re, a thirteen-year-old orphan living in Set-Maat, Egypt, during the building of the pharaohs' tombs, tries to come to terms with her ability to see the truth in dreams while also attempting to determine who is trying to overthrow the village foreman.

The Cat of Bubastes
The Cat of Bubastes A Tale of Ancient Egypt By Henty, G. A. (Book - 1998 ) j HENTY All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:A young Egyptian accidentally kills a sacred cat and must flee from an angry mob. Set in 1250 BC, the time of Moses, this adventure also features details about Egyptian religion and geography, the methods by which the Nile was used for irrigation, and how the Egyptians were prepared for burial.

Casting the Gods Adrift
Casting the Gods Adrift A Tale of Ancient Egypt By McCaughrean, Geraldine (Book - 2002 ) j MCCAUGHRE Available in some locations

Annotation:Tutmose, an apprentice sculptor, and his nearly-blind brother, Ibrim, an apprentice musician, are content at the court of Pharaoh Akhenaten, but their father rages against Pharaoh's rejection of traditional Egyptian gods and plots a deadly revenge.

The Golden Goblet
The Golden Goblet By McGraw, Eloise Jarvis (Book - 2006 ) j MCGRAW 2006 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:A young Egyptian boy struggles to reveal a hideous crime and reshape his own destiny.

Mara, Daughter of the Nile
Mara, Daughter of the Nile By McGraw, Eloise Jarvis (Book - 1985 ) j MCGRAW All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The adventures of an ingenious Egyptian slave girl who undertakes a dangerous assignment as a spy in the royal palace of Thebes, in the days when Queen Hatshepsut ruled.

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos
Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos By La Fevers, R. L. (eBook - 2007 )

Annotation:Theodosia Throckmorton has her hands full at the Museum of Legends and Antiquities in London. Her father may be head curator, but only Theo is able to see all the black magic and ancient curses that still cling to the artifacts in the museum. When Theo's mother returns from her latest archaeological dig bearing the Heart of Egypt, 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.

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos
Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos By LaFevers, R. L. (Book - 2007 ) j LAFEVERS Available in some locations

Annotation:Theodosia Throckmorton has her hands full at the Museum of Legends and Antiquities in London. Her father may be head curator, but only Theo is able to see all the black magic and ancient curses that still cling to the artifacts in the museum. When Theo's mother returns from her latest archaeological dig bearing the Heart of Egypt, 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.

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos
Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos By La Fevers, R. L. (Downloadable Audiobook - 2010 )

Annotation:Theodosia Throckmorton has her hands full at the Museum of Legends and Antiquities in London. Her father may be head curator, but only Theo is able to see all the black magic and ancient curses that still cling to the artifacts in the museum. When Theo's mother returns from her latest archaeological dig bearing the Heart of Egypt, 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 Pharaoh's Secret
The Pharaoh's Secret By Moss, Marissa (Book - 2009 ) j MOSS 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:When fourteen-year-old Talibah and her ten-year-old brother, Adom, visit modern-day Egypt with their historian-father, they become involved in a mystery surrounding Hatshepsut, a woman pharoah, and Senenmut, architect of her mortuary tomb, as well as their own deceased mother.

Lights on the Nile
Lights on the Nile By Napoli, Donna Jo (Book - 2011 ) j NAPOLI 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Ten-year-old Kepi, a young girl in ancient Egypt, embarks on a journey to save her family when she is unexpectedly taken captive, along with the baby baboon she has rescued from a crocodile. An origin tale about fairies.

Egyptian Diary
Egyptian Diary The Journal of Nakht By Platt, Richard (Book - 2005 ) j PLATT Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 4 copies

Annotation: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.

Hour of the Cobra
Hour of the Cobra By Williams, Maiya (Book - 2006 ) j WILLIAMS Available in some locations

Annotation:When Rowan, Nina, Xanthe, and Xavier are reunited in a time travel mission to ancient Egypt in the time of Cleopatra, a jealous Xanthe makes decisions which put them all in jeopardy.

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Fiction titles about Ancient Egypt for Grade 5 and Grade 6


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