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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 Collection, Call number: YA 921 CLE

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

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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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

Moran, Michelle.

Summary: In ancient Egypt, a forgotten princess must overcome her family's past and remake history. Nefertari has been left to run wild in the palace, but catches the eye of the Crown Prince. All of Egypt opposes this union, and political adversity sets the country on edge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Schiff, Stacy.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 932.021 CLEOPATRA Sch

Schiff, Stacy.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Though her life spanned fewer than 40 years, it reshaped the contours of the ancient world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 CLE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEOPATRA Schiff, Sta

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 932.02 SCH

Summary: Cleopatra tries to increase her power with help from the Roman Empire. Both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony fall for her. After Caesar's death Cleopatra seduces Mark Antony, but the couple soon face certain doom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. 2006

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CLE

Shakespeare, William

Summary: Mark Antony, one of the three rulers of the Roman World, has become the thrall of the fascinating Cleopatra. Affairs of state call him to Rome, but the attractions of the Queen of Egypt prove impossible to resist.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [BBC Audiobooks America] 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

George, Margaret

Summary: The author brings life and authenticity to the tale of the Egyptian queen who, after a lifetime of passion and power, chooses to end her existence rather than suffer humiliation at the hands of her Roman conquerors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Contents: Birth of a princess -- Baby Hatshepsut -- A 4,000-year history -- A royal family -- Gods and goddesses -- A palace childhood -- The life of a princess -- Dress at court -- Digging up the past -- Egyptian education -- Feasts and festivals -- Queen and mother -- Hatshepsut marries -- The land of Egypt -- Hatshepsut's world -- Life at court -- Death at court -- Pharaoh of Egypt -- Hatshepsut...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Hatshepsut

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Stanley, Diane.

Summary: Cleopatra was not the renowned beauty of legend-her strength lay in her intelligence, courage, and charm, and she would need all three in her short and perilous reign. She became Queen of Egypt at eighteen and by twenty had been driven from her throne. But she raided an army and won the support of the great Julius Caesar, who helped her return to rule.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 1994

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CLE

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB CLEOPATRA STA

Bailey, Gerry.

Summary: "Cleopatra's coin is discovered by Digby and his sister Hannah in Mr. Rummage's stall at a busy antiques market. This stall holds many different objects and each one tells a great story! Both children love listening to Mr. Rummage's amazing tales of the people who owned these items and how each person made history."--cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Cleopatra

Grant, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1973

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Falconer, Colin

Summary: Re-creates the life and loves of the storied queen as she ascends the throne of Egypt, embarks on passionate love affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and struggles with the intrigues of the Roman Empire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAL

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Cottrell, Leonard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bobbs-Merrill 1967

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Friesner, Esther M.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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Meyer, Carolyn

Summary: Princess Cleopatra, the third (and favorite) daughter of King Ptolemy XII, comes of age in ancient Egypt, accumulating power and discovering love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MEY

Maihack, Mike.

Summary: "A mysterious thief has stolen the ancient sword Cleo recovered in book one: Target practice, and she's determined to get it back. But her teachers at Yasiro Academy forbid her from risking her life, so she's stuck at school, trying to adjust to her newfound popularity and responsibility. And when she learns more about the prophecy that names her the savior of the galaxy, she must go on a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 MAI

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

Essex, Karen.

Summary: A fictional account of the life of ancient Egypt's most famous queen follows the charismatic Kleopatra from childhood, through her youthful exile in Rome with her father, to her remarkable rise to the throne of Egypt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ESS

Gregory, Kristiana.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Gregory