Secret Of The Scarab Beetle
Cherry Lake Publishing
Eleven-year-old Horace j. Edwards is an ordinary boy whose family has just moved to Niles, Michigan. But on the first day of sixth grade, mysterious things start to happen. His grandfather dies and Horace receives a strange gift--a stone scarab beetle. As he works to uncover the secrets surrounding his grandfather's death and the beetle, Horace is transported back in time to the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna. He meets the future pharaoh, young King Tut, and together the two boys become engaged in a fight to save the city from total destruction and Egypt itself from Tut's evil uncle Smenk. In the process, Horace discovers that he is the heir to an order of guardians, known as the Keepers of Time. The Secret of the Scarab Beetle is the first book in the middle-grade fantasy series Horace j. Edwards and the Time Keepers.
In Book One of the middle-grade fantasy series Horace J. Edwards and the Time Keepers, 11-year-old Horace is an ordinary boy whose family moves to Niles, Michigan. On the first day of sixth grade, his grandfather mysteriously dies and Horace is given a strange gift--a stone beetle. Horace discovers that he is the heir to an order of time-keeping guardians and finds himself transported back in time to the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna.
Baker & Taylor
When his grandfather dies shortly after his family's move to Michigan, sixth-grader Horace receives the strange gift of a stone scarab beetle and is inadvertently transported to ancient Egypt, where he meets a young King Tut and helps foil a plot by Tut's evil uncle. Simultaneous eBook.
Sleeping Bear, Apr 2016
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