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Hansen, Grace

Summary: "The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt was built thousands of years ago, but still stands today. Young readers will learn about who built it, when it was built, and why it was built. This title is complete with impressive historical and current photographs and images, and simple text. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards."--Publisher's description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 932 HAN

Phillips, Graham.

Contents: Imprisoned for eternity -- Prelude to heresy -- City of the sun -- The Amarna queens -- Secrets of the three tombs -- The mystery of Tutankhamun -- The one God -- The children of Israel -- Cataclysm -- Exodus -- Strangers in a strange land -- The angel of death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear & Co. 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 001.94 PHI

Asselin, Kristine Carlson.

Summary: Discusses the dynasties of the Egyptian pharaohs and the impact of their rule on their own country and the ancient world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J932 CAP

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the reign of Cleopatra, from its illustrious beginning to its tragic end, and details how she has remained a popular figure in Western culture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 CLE

Preston, Diana

Summary: The story of the world's best-remembered celebrity couple, set against the political backdrop of their time. In 30 BCE, the 39-year-old queen of Egypt, Cleopatra, took her own life rather than be paraded in chains through Rome by her conqueror, the future first emperor Augustus. A few days earlier, her lover of eleven years, Mark Antony, had himself committed suicide. Historian Diana Preston...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Pub. Co. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 932.021092 PRE

Ganeri, Anita

Summary: Explains the preparation and purpose of mummies, and describes everyday life in ancient Egypt, including Egyptian food, fashion, and occupations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ticktock Media 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 932 GAN

Neubauer, Erica Ruth

Summary: "Well-heeled travelers from around the world flock to the Mena House Hotel--an exotic gem in the heart of Cairo where cocktails flow, adventure dispels the aftershocks of World War I, and deadly dangers wait in the shadows . . . Egypt, 1926. Fiercely independent American Jane Wunderly has made up her mind: she won't be swept off her feet on a trip abroad. Despite her Aunt Millie's best efforts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NEU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEU

Harris, Geraldine.

Summary: Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about various aspects of ancient Egypt, and includes thematic trails, and illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: P. Bedrick 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 932 HAR

Hoobler, Dorothy

Summary: In this informative account, Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler tell the story of the powerful pharaohs who commissioned the pyramids at Giza and offer a fascinating look at the culture of the afterlife in ancient Egypt, explaining exactly how mummies were made.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHE BASKET

Donnelly, Judy.

Summary: Describes the burial of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen and the discovery of his long-lost tomb by archaeologists more than 3000 years later.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 932 DON
2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE DON

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 932.01 DON

Mass, Wendy

Summary: Ava and Chase want some more information before they embark on another adventure in time, but the woman who gave them the suitcase filled with magical objects is not being helpful, and when Chase picks up the scarab of King Tutankamun they find themselvestransported not to ancient Egypt, but to Egypt on the day King Tut's tomb is discovered--and they must get the artefact back into the tomb...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Branches/Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Summary: An autobiographical film based on the director's life beginning in 1942 during Hitler's struggle to wrest Egypt, especially the city Alexandria, from the British Army. Yehia, an aspiring actor, and his friends experience the impact of war. Yehia studies cinema in Alexandria, stages his first makeshift productions, and finally reaches the conclusion that his future lies in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ALE

Summary: Cleopatra Thea Philopator was a woman no man could resist: strong, beautiful, and intelligent, she knew how to manipulate the patriarchal political system of Ancient Egypt to work in her favor. In many ways she seemed to have it all, so what could have driven her to take her own life at such a young age? From her noble birth to her famous liaisons with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony to her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CLE

Noël Hume, Ivor.

Contents: Prologue -- Sampson and Sarah -- Mohammed's man in Malta -- Enter the consul-general -- Moving Memnon -- The devil made them do it -- Staff problems at Abu Simbel -- A present from Philae -- Messing with mummies -- Return to Abu Simbel -- The great discovery -- Enduring achievements -- Confrontation in the consulate -- Over the mountains and through the passes -- Philae and the grand engagement...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 930.1 HUM

Weitzman, David

Summary: This book describes the building of Egyptian pharoah Cheops' funeral boat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 932.012 WEI

Summary: Born a peasant in 1898, Umm Kulthum 's singing earned a position of great wealth and influence in the Arab world. Includes concert footage, film clips and interviews. This film places her life in the context to 20th century Egypt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2008

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC UMM

El Rashidi, Yasmine

Summary: "A young Egyptian woman chronicles her personal and political coming of age in this debut novel. Cairo, 1984. A blisteringly hot summer. A young girl in a sprawling family house. Her days pass quietly: listening to a mother's phone conversations, looking at the Nile from a bedroom window, watching the three state-sanctioned TV stations with the volume off, daydreaming about other lives....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2016

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC ELR

Hamilton, Omar Robert

Summary: "A debut novel that captures the experience of the Egyptian revolution like no news report could. The City Always Wins is a remarkable novel from the psychological heart of a revolution. From the communal highs of pitched night battles against the police in Cairo to the solitary lows of defeated exile in New York, Omar Robert Hamilton's debut is a unique immersion in one of the key chapters of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAM

Hardyman, Robyn

Summary: Presents several of the most dangerous, dirty, and otherwise unpleasant jobs done in ancient Egypt, including bleacher, embalmer, quarry worker, paint mixer, farmer, housewife, brick maker, and miner.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 932 HAR

Norwich, Grace

Summary: As the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, I ruled alone without the help of my husband. I was a powerful and courageous leader, and I passionately loved my people. Much has been written of my beauty, but I was also known for my composure, wit, and strength. I was a queen who was worshipped as a god. I am Cleopatra.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Bilal, Parker

Summary: When the Coptic community of Cairo is implicated in a series of child murders in the summer of 2001, Sudanese private investigator Makana fears an increase in religious tensions and identifies links to a woman with a dangerous secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Englar, Mary.

Summary: This biography of Queen Nefertiti presents the life of this popular queen of ancient Egypt who lived during the 14th century B.C. Pictures and first-hand quotations bring you closer than ever to the women behind the crown.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB NEFERTITI ENG

Summary: From the 2011 overthrow of a 30-year dictator, through military rule, and culminating with the forced military removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, and risk their lives to build a new society of conscience. The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster. Through the news, we...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SQU

Patterson, James

Summary: The authors describe their investigation into the death of King Tut, recounting how they drew on forensic clues, historical information, and the writings of Howard Carter to conclude that Tut did not die of natural causes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 932.014 PAT

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 932.014 PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 932.014 Pat

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