Something scary is happening in ancient Egypt . . . Discover the bone-chilling secrets in this spooky mystery!
When 12-year-old Zet comes face-to-face with a whispering mummy, Zet's eyes practically pop out of his head. Goosebumps race down his neck. Why is a mummy haunting his front door? What does the scary monster want? Zet quickly joins forces with his 11-year-old sister Kat and best friend Hui. The three kids need to unwind this spine-tingling mystery fast, because there's a zany rumor that they're cursed. If they don't, their world might just come unraveled! Clues send them tiptoeing through the hotspots of ancient Egypt--running into hieroglyphics covered tombs and frantically paddling up and down the Nile on a wild mummy chase. They soon suspect this will be their spookiest mystery ever!
Readers will appreciate this fun, smart, exciting step up from Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House and R.L. Stine's Goosebumps as it "lends itself to being read by kids moving beyond chapter books." The short chapters provide easy wins for middle school readers and makes it perfect for school reading lists. Fans of the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew,and Indiana Jones will be right at home. This is a middle-grade book for boys, a middle-grade book for girls. Popular in kids book clubs and homeschooling. An action oriented tale that's a great way to introduce middle-school youngsters to the world of ancient Egypt. "A big hit in our library, can't keep it on the shelf. Don't miss this must-read!" - E. Crow, Librarian
"Mummies. Curses. Clues to unravel...Scott Peters has done it again." ~ S.D. Brown, author of The Lake Quilt Mystery
~ Perfect for all kids ages 9-12 (Lexile: 490-570)
"Excellent 'Indiana Jones' style mystery." - Top Reviewer
6th grade ELA/SS: "My co-teacher and I have used (Book 1) for the past 2 years and the students absolutely love it!" Janine Taft. Teachers, librarians, and parents will appreciate the ancient civilizations facts and geography and appropriate language for Ages 8-14 Grades 3-7 | #1 Amazon best-selling series in Children's Geography & Cultures > Action & Adventure | ACTION. SMART. EXCITING | Packed with Ancient Egypt References | Also available: BOOK 1, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN SCROLL, BOOK 2: MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN AMULET, & BOOK 3, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN TEMPLE | FREE shipping when you get the first 3 books in the series!
Kid Detective Zet Series:
• Mystery of the Egyptian Scroll
• Mystery of the Egyptian Amulet
• Mystery of the Egyptian Temple
• Mystery of the Egyptian Mummy
Shelve under: modern classics, books for boys, books for girls, books for kids age 9 - 12, books for middle grade, books for boys 9 - 12, funny exciting stories for kids, Diary of a Wimpy Kid readers, reluctant readers, 5th grade, travel with kids, Mr Lemoncello's Library, Hardy Boys, Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson, Kane Chronicles, appropriate books for kids, librarian-approved.
Scott Peters writes action-filled adventure stories set in ancient Egypt. In addition to writing, the author has created over 300 museum, science center and theme park installations for such places as the SMITHSONIAN, WALT DISNEY WORLD, PARAMOUNT PICTURES, and the WASHINGTON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM. Peters also helped design an interactive TV show for the NICKELODEON CHANNEL.
~ The short, exciting chapters make it perfect for school reading lists. ~ Great for all children age 9-12 (Lexile: 490-570) ~ Packed with fascinating ancient Egypt facts kids will love Teachers, librarians, and parents will appreciate the ancient civilizations facts and geography and appropriate language for middle-grade readers ages 8-14 Grades 3-7 | ACTION. SMART. EXCITING | Packed with Ancient Egypt References | Also available: BOOK 2: MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN AMULET, BOOK 3, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN TEMPLE & BOOK 4, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN MUMMY
Praise for Mystery of the Egyptian Scroll:
"A big hit in our library, can't keep it on the shelf." - E. Crow, Librarian
"Action packed" - Middle Grade Fiction Finder
6th grade ELA/SS: "My co-teacher and I have used this book for the past 2 years and the students absolutely love it!" Janine Taft.
* Includes a SNEAK PEAK from the first book in the Monster Hunters series, Alec Kerley and the Terror of Bigfoot! *
It’s Christmastime and Alec and his friends are off to the country for a spooky visit!
When relatives of Alec’s best friend Ken Gonzalez begin experiencing ghostly happenings and things that go bump in the night, they call asking for help. After Alec and his friends arrive with Ken’s mom and Mrs. Edgar, they find supernatural intruders who were not invited to the party.
Or were they?
Settle in with a cozy blanket and some hot cocoa for this haunted short story.
Alec Kerley and the Haunted Christmas is a Christian haunted house story. It is legitimately scary and a great read for all ages -- middle graders, teens, and adults. Parental guidance is suggested. 12,000 words, 8 chapters.
Alec Kerley and the Haunted Christmas is a holiday short story in the Alec Kerley and the Monster Hunters book series. Be sure to check out the other series titles, which include: Alec Kerley and the Terror of Bigfoot (Book One), Alec Kerley and the Wrath of the Vampire (Book Two), and Alec Kerley and the Roar of the Dinosaur (Book Three).
The three Scary Stories books come together in this ebook collection to form a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends.
Folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time.
The ebooks in this collection feature Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories books. Read if you dare!
Includes Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories, and Scary Stories 3.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time.
Available for the first time as an ebook, Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare!
And don't miss More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3!