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Mrs. Collazo is currently reading…
• New series from the
author of Tiger’s Curse
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goes to a museu...
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• God of disorder, chaos, storms, trickster
• Problems between Osiris, Isis, and Set
• Lots of Egyptia...
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symbol of protection, power,
and good healthOsiris, Isis, Horus, Seth
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grandparents
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who accidentally
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and Osiris
• Isis keeps having dreams
that Isadora’...
Egyptian Mythology
• Overview of Egyptian
mythology including
creation myths, Ra (sun
god), Anubis (jackal’s
head), Ammut
...
King Tutankhamun:
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• Became pharaoh of Egypt at age 9; died at
age 19
• Tomb found in 1922; sa...
About the next photo…
King Tut
You Wouldn’t Want to Be…
932 MOR932 STE
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• Cartoons, funny &
...
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• She was very smart and charming
• Ruled for 20 years u...
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• Diary format—12-year
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Cleopatra’s Moon
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has...
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• Stor...
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Booktalk: 14 Fiction and Nonfiction Books About Ancient Egypt
Booktalk: 14 Fiction and Nonfiction Books About Ancient Egypt
Booktalk: 14 Fiction and Nonfiction Books About Ancient Egypt
Booktalk: 14 Fiction and Nonfiction Books About Ancient Egypt
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Booktalk: 14 Fiction and Nonfiction Books About Ancient Egypt

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This booktalk from 2015 features 14 books for middle and high school students, all related to Ancient Egypt. Titles featured include: Reawakened (Houck), How They Croaked (O'Malley), The Red Pyramid (Riordan), The Chaos of Stars (White), and Awful Egyptians (Deary).

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Booktalk: 14 Fiction and Nonfiction Books About Ancient Egypt

  1. 1. Mrs. Collazo is currently reading… • New series from the author of Tiger’s Curse • Egyptian mythology—girl goes to a museum and a mummy wakes up! • Antagonist is Egyptian god Seth (also called Set) • Out in September 2015
  2. 2. More about Set/Seth • God of disorder, chaos, storms, trickster • Problems between Osiris, Isis, and Set • Lots of Egyptian artwork depicts this conflict • Also popular story in fiction about Egyptian mythology
  3. 3. Eye of Horus: symbol of protection, power, and good healthOsiris, Isis, Horus, Seth
  4. 4. The Red Pyramid • Brother lives with Dad, sister lives with grandparents • Dad is an Egyptologist who accidentally unleashes Set on the world MYTHOLOGY RIO
  5. 5. The Chaos of Stars • 16-year old Isadora is the human daughter of Isis and Osiris • Isis keeps having dreams that Isadora’s life is in danger, so she sends her to live with her brother in California MYTHOLOGY WHI
  6. 6. Egyptian Mythology • Overview of Egyptian mythology including creation myths, Ra (sun god), Anubis (jackal’s head), Ammut (crocodile’s head), Osiris, Isis, Set, Shu, Tefenet, Geb, Horus… MYTHOLOGY OLL
  7. 7. King Tutankhamun: Most famous Egyptian Pharoah • Became pharaoh of Egypt at age 9; died at age 19 • Tomb found in 1922; said to be cursed • How did King Tut die?
  8. 8. About the next photo…
  9. 9. King Tut
  10. 10. You Wouldn’t Want to Be… 932 MOR932 STE
  11. 11. Amazing Mythology • 200 questions and answers about Greek and Roman, Egyptian, Indian and Hindu, Mesopotamian, Japanese, Chinese, Aborigines (Australia), Norse, Celtic, Native American, and Aztec mythologies • More detail about the Seth, Isis, Osiris story p. 13-16 MYTHOLOGY JAN
  12. 12. The Awful Egyptians • Facts about ancient Egyptians including timelines, facts about different rulers • Cartoons, funny & interesting facts • Published in 2006, before DNA evidence indicated Tut most likely died of malaria 909 DEA
  13. 13. Cleopatra Rules! • Last pharaoh of Egypt • Became queen at age 17 • She was very smart and charming • Ruled for 20 years until her death • Has been in lots of films, plays, books, stories • Another mention of Isis, Seth, and Osiris on p. 21 (Cleopatra was frequently compared to the goddess Isis) • Myths about her death 92 CLE
  14. 14. Cleopatra VII: Daughter of the Nile • Royal Diaries series • Diary format—12-year old Cleopatra tells of her life on the run with her father • Others in Royal Diaries series: Anastasia, Marie- Antoinette, Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I HISTORICAL ROY
  15. 15. Cleopatra’s Moon • Selene is teenage daughter of Antony & Cleopatra • What happens after her parents’ deaths and Egypt has fallen to Rome • Goes to live in house of cruel Roman emperor Octavius • Historical fiction with romance HISTORICAL SHE
  16. 16. How They Croaked • 19 famous people throughout history and how they died • Light and humorous, not gross or serious • Stories include: King Tut, Cleopatra, Henry VIII, Charles Darwin, Pocahontas, Galileo Galilei, Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte… 920 BRA
  17. 17. Bones Never Lie • Interested in forensic science, anthropology, archaeology? • Science behind history’s most famous unsolved mysteries • Includes King Tut, Man in the Iron Mask, Napoleon’s possible poisoning, Anastasia, Thailand’s King Rama • Lots of photographs and colourful images 614 MAC
  18. 18. How They Choked • 14 famous failures in history • Includes: Marco Polo, Amelia Earhart, Isaac Newton, Vincent Van Gogh, Ferdinand Magellan… 920 BRA

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