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Title:
Egypt
Author:
Tyldesley, Joyce A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007.
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Series:
Summary:
Insiders -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space. Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format. Get a glimpse inside the chambers of King Tut's tomb, examine each layer of mummification, and see the inner workings of pyramid-building. Egypt covers every facet of ancient Egyptian civilization!
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Long history: Gift of the Nile -- Timeline of Ancient Egypt -- Ancient Egyptian social pyramid --Unearthing ancient Egypt -- Role of religion: Egyptian gods -- Divine rule of the pharaohs -- Building the pyramids -- Making of a mummy -- Journey to the afterlife -- Life in Ancient Egypt: Working the land -- Boats on the Nile -- Egyptian household -- Singing, dancing, adn making music -- Pictures of he past: Ancient arts -- Craft and artifacts -- Expanding the empire: Egypt's army -- Pyramids and other tombs: Step pyramid of Saqqara -- Great pyramid at Giza -- Valley of the kings -- tomb of Tutankhamen -- Temples adn towns: Temple complex of Karnak -- Tomb-worker's village of Deir el-Medina -- city of the heretic king: Amarna -- Fortress of Zawiyet umm el-Rakham -- Great temple of Abu Simbel -- Kings of Ancient Egypt -- Glossary -- Index.
Reading Level:
660 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.6 2.0 119230.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 3.8 20 Quiz: 42834.
ISBN:
9781416938583
Format :
Book