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McCall Smith, Alexander

Summary: "In Pianos and Flowers we are invited, through the medium of sepia images, to glimpse a world long departed. In these stories, inspired by long-lost photographs, the lives of the people in the frame are imagined and then explored, layer by layer. What must have it been like to be them? We hold our breath for them. Our heart beats faster for them. We look again at the photograph in a new light,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MCC

La Fevers, R. L. (Robin L.)

Summary: Twelve-year-old Theo uses arcane knowledge and her own special talent when she encounters two secret societies, one sworn to protect the world from ancient Egyptian magic and one planning to harness it to bring chaos to the world, both of which want a valuable artifact stolen from the London museum for which her parents work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAF

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Lafev

Houck, Colleen.

Summary: "A visit to an Egyptian exhibit brings teen Lilliana Young face to face with a recently awakened mummy-turned-handsome-sun-god as she gets caught up in an adventure with more twists and turns than the Nile itself"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION HOU

Summary: The Middle Kingdom was a time of unprecedented splendor, as regional potentates were lavished with rewards and buried in a style befitting royalty. Tomb 10A was prepared for one such potentate, and its treasures survived World War I, a ship's fires, and nearly a century of basement storage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MFA Publications 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709 SEC

Womack, Gwendolyn

Summary: "Semele Cavnow appraises antiquities for an exclusive Manhattan auction house, specializing in deciphering ancient texts. And when she discovers a manuscript written in the time of Cleopatra, she knows it will be the find of her career. Its author tells the story of a priceless tarot deck, now lost to history, but as Semele delves further she realizes the manuscript is more than it seems. Both...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOM

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: Carter Kane and his sister must prevent the chaos snake Apophis from breaking free in a few days' time or the world will come to an end. To have any chance of battling these Forces of Chaos, the Kanes must revive the sun god Ra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion 2011

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC RIO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RIO

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RIO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RIO

Holub, Joan.

Summary: For an extra credit project, Aphrodite begins a club for matchmaking mortals, which brings her to Egypt and face-to-face with her competition, the Egyptian goddess Isis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC HOL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HOL

Northrop, Michael

Summary: Journeying to the Valley of Kings, Alex and Ren prepare to combat powerful Death Walkers that are causing trouble throughout the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J TQ 3

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: After their father's research experiment at the British Museum unleashes the Egyptian god Set, Carter and Sadie Kane embark on a dangerous journey across the globe--a quest which 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC RIO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC RIO

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RIO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RIO

Abbott, Tony

Summary: "Wade, Lily, Darrell, and Becca fly from Texas to Germany for the funeral of an old family friend. But instead of just paying their respects, they wind up on a dangerous, mind-blowing quest to unlock an ancient, guarded secret that could destroy the fate of the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ABB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION ABB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ABB

White, Kiersten.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Isadora, the mortal daughter of Isis and Osiris, is sick of being in the middle of family drama so she jumps at the chance to leave Egypt and start a new life in San Diego with her brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WHI

Riordan, Rick

Summary: "Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound when Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane for the first time in this short story collection"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC RIO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RIO

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art 1976

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 932.01 TRE

Fiechter, Jean-Jacques.

Summary: Shares stories about convincing Egyptian art forgeries that were considered authentic for decades before being withdrawn from major collections, including those in the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum, and the British Museum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709.32 FIE

Silverman, David P

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 1978

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 709.32 Silve

Sutton, Laurie

Summary: When Scooby-Doo and the gang arrive at Professor Dinkley's archaeological dig in Mexico, they find Velma's uncle missing, and the workers terrified of chupacabras and Aztec gods--and the reader must help them solve the mystery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Sutton 2014

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived in London, her brother has traveled with their father, Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a research experiment at the museum to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD J RIO

McIntosh, D. J. (Dorothy J.)

Summary: Turkish-American art dealer John Madison gets caught up in a deadly conspiracy involving a stolen artifact stretching from ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day Iraq. Aided by an archaeologist and a photojournalist, John navigates a tricky landscape filled with thieves, killers, and men with dark secrets, all while unearthing the startling history of alchemy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCI

McCann, Jesse Leon.

Summary: The Coolsville Museum is throwing a party to celebrate their newest exhibit when an univited mummy shows up looking for revenge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2012

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Hines-Stephens, Sarah

Summary: Catwoman creates the perfect diversion at a cat show, while plotting to steal from the art museum an ancient Egyptian necklace that is supposed to give the person wearing it nine lives, and it is up to Batman and Robin to prevent the crime. Includes profile of Catwoman, glossary, discussion questions, and writing prompts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BAT

Robards, Karen

Summary: Clever, cunning and highly skilled--there's only one Bianca St. Ives and don't you dare forget it. Bianca St. Ives was recently put through the wringer, but she came out the same way she always does--the way her father trained her to--hungry for a fight. Still navigating the fallout from a shocking revelation that's left a network of assassins' crosshairs trained on her, Bianca's ready to take...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ROB

Fagan, Brian M.

Summary: Summary: A compelling account of pre-Columbian America covering topics such as history and mythology, archaeology and ethnography, all in a magnificient narrative of the rise and fall of America's ancient civilizations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.01 FAG

Northrop, Michael

Summary: Alex and Ren must confront the Death Walkers, The Order, and an army of the dead in an attempt to save themselves, Alex's mother, and the world--and hope that Ammit, the Devourer of Egyptian legend, will be able to separate the guilty from the innocent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J TQ 5

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: When Geronimo Stilton and his friends time travel to three different centuries seeking artifacts missing from the mouseum, they meet Alexander the Great, Queen Cleopatra, Francis Drake, and Mozart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC STI

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