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Multcolib School Corps Picks Fiction about Mesopotamia Grades 6-8

How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt
How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt By Bower, Tamara (Book - 2005 ) jE BOWER Available in some locations

Annotation:Serpot, ruler of a land where women live free, without men, leads her Amazon warriors in battle against Prince Pedikhons of Egypt, who has come to see for himself if women can equal men, even in battle. Can woman ever conquer man?

The Golden Bull
The Golden Bull By Cowley, Marjorie (Book - 2008 ) j COWLEY 2008 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:During a severe drought in Mesopotamia in 2600 B.C., when their parents can no longer support them, Jomar and his sister Zefa are sent to the city of Ur, where Jomar is apprenticed to a goldsmith and Zefa must try to find a way to keep from becoming a slave. Includes author's note on the history of the region.

Ever
Ever By Levine, Gail Carson (Book - 2008 ) y LEVINE Available in some locations

Annotation:Fourteen-year-old Kezi and Olus, Akkan god of the winds, fall in love and together try to change her fate--to be sacrificed to a Hyte god because of a rash promise her father made--through a series of quests that might make her immortal.

Ever
Ever By Levine, Gail Carson (Audiobook CD - 2008 ) CD YA LEVINE Available in some locations

Annotation:Fourteen-year-old Kezi and Olus, Akkan god of the winds, fall in love and together try to change her fate--to be sacrificed to a Hyte god because of a rash promise her father made--through a series of quests that might make her immortal.

The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh By McCaughrean, Geraldine (Book - 2003 ) j 398.21 M123e 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:A retelling, based on seventh-century B.C. Assyrian clay tablets, of the wanderings and adventures of the god king, Gilgamesh, who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) in about 2700 B.C., and of his faithful companion, Enkidu.

Outlaw Varjak Paw
Outlaw Varjak Paw By Said, S. F. (Book - 2005 ) j SAID Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 3 copies

Annotation:During a harsh winter, Varjak Paw, a cat with great powers, leads his companions as they search for food, elude dangerous gangs, and hope to locate a hidden city where they can all be safe.

The Last Quest of Gilgamesh
The Last Quest of Gilgamesh By Zeman, Ludmila (Book - 1995 ) j 398.21 Z53L All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, makes a dangerous journey in search of the secret of immortality.

The Revenge of Ishtar
The Revenge of Ishtar By Zeman, Ludmila (Book - 1993 ) j 398.21 Z53r Available in some locations

Annotation:In this second volume in the Gilgamesh trilogy, Enkidu joins Gilgamesh in the quest to slay Humbaba, the monster who has attacked the city and caused great destruction, including the death of the beautiful singer, Shamat.

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