Talking About Egypt

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If you had the television or radio on this weekend, you heard about the political protests taking place in Egypt. Your kids may have too and could have questions about all of the attention being paid to a place they associate with mummies and pyramids. If you have an opportunity to talk about Egypt’s rich history, here is a list of the Inly Library’s most popular books for the 6-10 year-old budding Egyptologist:

Mummies: Made in Egypt by Aliki

Tut’s Mummy: Lost and Found by Judy Donnelly

Who Built the Pyramid? by Meredith Hooper

The 5,000 Year Old Puzzle: Solving a Mystery of Ancient Egypt by Claudia Logan

Pyramid by David Macaulay

Mummies and Pyramids by Mary Pope Osborne

Seeker of Knowledge: The Many Who Deciphered Egyptian Hieroglyphs by James Rumford

Egyptology by Emily Sands

Cleopatra by Diane Stanley

Pharaoh’s Boat by David Weitzman


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