Boy of the Pyramids—A Mystery of Ancient Egypt

By Ruth Fosdick Jones
Level 6

Boy of the Pyramids—A Mystery of Ancient Egypt is the heartwarming story of the unlikely friendship that forms between an Egyptian nobleman’s son, Kaffe, and Sari, a slave girl from the Sinai region. Together, they come to understand each other’s cultures, learn the traditions and farming methods of the people who live along the Nile, uncover foul play during a bullfight, find themselves in danger while seeking adventure, understand Egyptian beliefs about the afterlife, and ultimately solve the mystery that is woven throughout the tale. This is an engaging story of family love, compassion, sacrifice, bravery, loyalty, and adventure!

This book is a suggested read-aloud for The Good and the Beautiful History Year 1 Course.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Region Africa, Egypt
Genre Historical Fiction
Digital Format Audiobook
The Good and the Beautiful Library Yes
  • Audiobook
  • Top Picks
  • 5 Entertainment Value
  • 4 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 5 Literary Value
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