Ancient Tales for Grades 6-8
This book examines the culture of Ancient Mesopotamia and the social structure of the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians, and provides details on cuneiform writing, the Code of Hammurabi, Assyrian military strength, and archaeological discoveries.
While her father is in hiding after attempts on his life, twelve-year-old Cleopatra records in her diary how she fears for her own safely and hopes to survive to become Queen of Egypt some day.
The intrigue and mysticism of ancient Egypt comes to life in Ann Turner's spectacular addition to The Life and Times series. In the time of the Pharoah Hatshepsut's rule, the Egyptian days could pass as slowly as the Nile's lazy waters, or as quickly as the Nile's rising floodwaters.