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ISBN: 9780140303353
Grades: 4-8

Product Description:

When a young Egyptian boy is orphaned, his life changes. Although he has always desired to become an apprentice to the goldsmith in whose shop he works, his half-brother, now his guardian, apprentices him to the stone cutters instead. The mystery begins as he learns a secret that may explain his half-brother's seemingly unearned wealth...

Publisher Description:

Winner of a Newbery Honor, an exciting ancient Egyptian mystery!

Ranofer wants only one thing in the world: to be a master goldsmith like his beloved father was. But how can he when he is all but imprisoned by his evil half brother, Gebu? Ranofer knows the only way he can escape Gebu's abuse is by changing his destiny. But can a poor boy with no skills survive on the cutthroat streets of ancient Thebes? Then Ranofer finds a priceless golden goblet in Gebu's room and he knows his luck−and his destiny−are about to change.

Category Description for Beautiful Feet History & Geography:

Beautiful Feet curriculum takes a multi-level, living book approach to teaching history, geography and world cultures, using easy to use Guides for the teacher and engaging, well-written literature for the student. The Guides provide book lists, chapter readings, discussion and research questions, background information, website links, answer keys, and more. See our website for lists of literature resources to accompany each guide. Most guides provide content for one year of study, with the exception of Geography through Literature and Western Expansion. The latter two are recommended to be completed together for one year of study. Numbers of lessons vary, and are scheduled 1 to 4 days per week. Recommended Timelines are available individually or in a set of two. Timelines are cardstock and include the figures referenced in the study. Students will need to color, cut and assemble the timeline and figures. History and geography come alive with these well done literature guides. See our website for required books for each guide. Some guides and resources contain Christian content while others do not; contact us for additional information.

Primary Subject
History/Geography
Grade Start
4
Grade End
8
ISBN
9780140303353
Binding
Trade Paper
Pages
256
Language
English
Series Title
Puffin Newbery Library
Ages
9 to 12
Audience
Juvenile
Awards
Newbery Medal ( NOMINATED FOR AN AWARD ) 1962
Author
Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Format
Softcover Book
Brand Name
Viking
Weight
0.4 (lbs.)
Dimensions
7.62" x 5.12" x 0.62"
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ancient history homeschool
Ptarmigan E on Nov 9, 2022
School's book list
Jessica B on Jul 22, 2022
ancient history homeschool
Ptarmigan E on Nov 9, 2022
Cycle 1 reading list- grade 7/8
Lisa C on Jul 25, 2022
School's book list
Jessica B on Jul 22, 2022
A great read aloud hopefully for my kids!
Harley R on Jul 1, 2022
School curriculum list
CHRISTI Y on Jun 22, 2022
Literature companion to Story of the World Volume 1
Sashanna H on Sep 1, 2021
Booklist for History Odyssey Ancients Level Two
Shawna M on Aug 16, 2021
School Requirement
Sara R on Jul 14, 2021
homeschooling history course read aloud
Julie L on Jul 11, 2021
Required
Mary S on Sep 22, 2020
suggested reading for history odyssey curriculum
Carmen F on Aug 4, 2020
Read this with my kids and we all liked it so i am buying this for a friend starting homeschooling
Deanna W on Jul 28, 2020
School curriculum
Laura H on Jun 9, 2020
I chose this because it seemed exciting and goes with our mystery of history volume one.
Stephanie C on Sep 27, 2019
We are reading this as a read aloud to go with our Mystery of History year 1 .
Rachel T on Aug 27, 2019
need it
Rina N on Aug 6, 2019
book sounded interesting and thought that it would help explore the lives of other parts of the world.
Laeila K on Oct 26, 2018
I chose this book because we are studying Ancient Egypt and it fits nicely with our history!
Ashley B on Sep 6, 2018
Required Reading for Notgrass History
Shannon B on Aug 29, 2018
We wanted living literature for our Ancient Egyptian study.
Nadeen C on Aug 26, 2018
This book is part of our homeschool curriculum
brigette g on Aug 22, 2018
We read this book as a read aloud a couple of years ago. My kids loved it and have asked many times for me to buy it so they could read it again.
Elizabeth O on Aug 13, 2018
recommended for ancient history class
Margo B on Aug 10, 2018
Recommended student reading with Classical Conversations Essentials program, Cycle 1
R A on Aug 6, 2018
required for 6th grade Lit at our school
Rebecca M on Jul 25, 2018
Required History Course
Patsy L on May 30, 2018
Part of a curriculum requirement.
Dijana T on May 6, 2018
one of the choices on a literature list for school for 6th/7th grade
Alissa K on Sep 26, 2017
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Charity R on Aug 10, 2017
Regina Caeli Academy
Sally H on Aug 9, 2017
Recommended reading for use with our curriculum
User on Jun 27, 2017
Adam to US
Angela T on Mar 5, 2017
Excellent book Ancient Egypt
User on Dec 14, 2016
Sonlight American history reading list
Sonya B on Aug 24, 2016
We have used this curriculum in the past and really like it.
Brittany D on Aug 11, 2016
This book is part of our homeschooling curriculum this year, as we are going to study antiquities.
Heliana E on Aug 4, 2016
It is a required text at our children's classical academy.
Kristin H on Jul 26, 2016
Selected by our excellent 3-5 grade Christian school teacher.
H M on Jul 26, 2016
This book is part of the Adam to Us history study that we will be using this year. Rainbow Resource Ctr. had the best price.
Karen J on Jul 23, 2016
Cycle 1 reading list- grade 7/8
Lisa C on Jul 25, 2022
A great read aloud hopefully for my kids!
Harley R on Jul 1, 2022
4.8 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
Wonderful story!
December 21, 2022
Purchased
over 7 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great, entertaining, and educational story!
This was a great book for our Ancient history studies. It gives kids a look it life in ancient Egypt. Great story of courage, perseverance and power of friendship.
September 14, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Good story but lots of paganism
This story is very good - fast-paced, intriguing, can't put it down. However, there is a lot of Egyptian religion in the book, including a lot about spirits/ghosts, charms, spells and the like. Probably that makes the story more realistic, however, I would be cautious about reading this to younger children, especially sensitive ones.
September 17, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
This is an excellent book! I read it aloud to my 5 and 6 year olds as part of our unit study on Egypt We had to take it slow at first as the language is somewhat advanced for their age but within a couple of chapters they began to ask "can we read more about Ranofer (the main character)?" If you're looking for a great piece of literature to enliven your study of Egypt this is it! It is historically correct and is filled with details that bring Egyptian culture alive Highly recommended!
September 25, 2009
Rated 5 out of 5
This piece of literature a Newbery Medal winner was a great addition to our family's study of ancient Egypt It was a suspenseful adventure yet filled with the colors sights and sounds of life in a large Egyptian city I read it aloud to my children ages 7 to 14 parallel to our reading of the Biblical account of the Jews' servitude in Egypt found in Exodus We prayerfully discussed the polytheistic beliefs and death-orientation of their culture very evident in this book and very obvious to my children A great addition to our home library!
January 24, 2009
Rated 5 out of 5
I love this book! I learned a lot about the Egyptian culture in an interesting way It is filled with excitement and I have read it a number of times
March 24, 2008

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