The Egyptian News (History News) (#19670Z9)

by Steedman, Scott
Paperback Candlewick Press, c1997, p2009
Price: USD 7.07
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm.
Dewey: 932; Int Lvl: 3-6; Rd Lvl: 5.0
F&P W


 


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Stop the presses! What if ancient civilizations had daily newspapers? And they were amusing and compellingly informative? They might just look like this innovative series of historical nonfiction, presented in a unique, kid-friendly format.

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Overview
From Follett

"3000 B.C.-1100 B.C."--Cover.;Includes index.;Soaring success! -- Egypt reunited -- Hyksos hammered -- Queen rocks nation -- Crazy king causes chaos -- Boy-king dies -- The final farewell -- Murder foiled! -- Political pages -- Tax review -- Business news -- The Nile : a special report -- Farming news -- Religious news -- Science pages -- Building news -- Craft pages -- Leisure pages -- Feasts & fashion -- Family life -- Property page -- Time line. Uses a newspaper format to present articles about the history, politics, fashion, food, daily life, and afterlife of the ancient Egyptians.

From the Publisher
"These entertaining, deftly organized books will make terrific light-hearted additions to curriculum units on ancient civilizations." -- Publishers Weekly

Stop the presses! What if ancient civilizations had daily newspapers? And they were amusing and compellingly informative? They might just look like this innovative series of historical nonfiction, presented in a unique, kid-friendly format.

Greetings, honored guest. Ancient Egypt is a land of fascinating stories, age-old mysteries, ingenious inventions, proud queens, and boy-kings. Hear of our lives in The Egyptian News. Find out who built the first pyramid -- and why. Learn the secret art of embalming mummies. Discover the dangerous sport of hippo hunting and much, much more -- all in The Egyptian News!

Back matter includes a time line, an index, and a list of famous pharaohs.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press
  • Publication Date: March 10, 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: History news publication
  • Edition: 1st U.S. pbk. ed. in this format.
  • Dewey: 932
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 0-7636-4198-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7636-4198-6
  • Follett Number: 19670Z9
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Reading Level: 5.0
  • Fountas & Pinnell: W

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