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The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan


CARTER AND SADIE KANE’S dad is a brilliant Egyptologist with a secret plan that goes horribly wrong. An explosion shatters the ancient Rosetta stone and unleashes Set, the evil god of chaos . . . [Excerpt from The Red Pyramid, Rick Riordan]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney

Lets face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Gregs father. You see, Frank Heffley actually thinks he can get his son to toughen up, and he enlists Greg in organized sports and other “manly” endeavors. Of course, Greg is able to easily sidestep his fathers efforts to change him. But when Gregs dad threatens to send him to military academy, Greg realizes he has to shape up . . . or get shipped out.  [Excerpt from Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 5, Jeff Kinney]

Mad Mummies by Nathaniel Johnstone

Dear Heroes,

Please come to Egypt immediately, the mummies are trying to take over my palace.  They are destroying Cairo and have blocked up the River Nile.  We have no water to drink or to put on our crops.  I will be waiting for you at my palace. [Excerpt from Mad Mummies, Nathaniel Johnstone]


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