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Book of the Dead

Book of the Dead

Series: TombQuest (Book #1)
by Michael Northrop

From the team that brought you The 39 Clues and Spirit Animals comes a brand new epic Egyptian adventure!

Nothing can save Alex Sennefer's life. That's what all the doctors say, but his mother knows it's not true. She knows that the Lost Spells of the Egyptian Book of the Dead can crack open a door to the afterlife and pull her son back from the brink. But when she uses the spells, five evil ancients — the Death Walkers — are also brought back to life.

An ancient evil has been unleashed. Mummies are awakening. New York is overrun with scorpions. And worst of all for Alex, his mom and the Lost Spells have both disappeared. He and his best friend, Ren, will do anything to find his mom and save the world . . . even if that means going head-to-head with a Death Walker who has been plotting his revenge for 3,000 years.

Read the book, then continue the adventure online! Build an Egyptian tomb of your own, hide treasure and protect it with traps, then challenge your friends to play through!

10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 7
Guided Reading
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
Adventure, Media Tie-Ins

About the Author

Michael Northrop Michael Northrop has written short stories for many publications, and has been an editor at Sports Ilustrated for Kids. His first young adult novel, Gentlemen, earned him a Publishers Weekly Flying Start for a notable debut. He now writes full-time from his home in New York City.

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