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Monday, October 31, 2016

Books of the Week, Oct 31

Celebrate King Tut Day on Nov 4! On this day in 1922 his tomb was discovered after hundreds of years undisturbed.

Elementary -- Who Was King Tut? by Roberta Edwards
Explains the life and times of King Tutankhamen, an ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of his tomb's discovery by Howard Carter in 1922 as well as myths and so-called mummy curses.
921 TUT @ the school library.

Middle School -- Boys Who Rocked the World : Heroes from King Tut to Bruce Lee by Michelle Roehm McCann, et al
Recounts the stories of forty-six men throughout history who impacted the world when they were teenagers or younger, covering Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Steve Jobs, Crazy Horse, Stephen King, and others.
920 BOY @ the school library.

High School -- Treasures of Tutankhamun by I.E.S. Edwards
This beautiful book combines the original photographs made in the 1920s when the breathtaking tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered and explored with spectacular modern color photographs of many of the magnificent objects buried with the young pharaoh. who lived during one of the most splendid periods of ancient Egyptian art and history.
932 TRE @ the Library.

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