Hatshepsut: Egypt's First Female Pharaoh
Hatshepsut: Egypt's First Female Pharaoh
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Annotation: Profiles the life and times of the first and most powerful female pharaoh of ancient Egypt, Hatshepsut.
Catalog Number: #29422
Format: Library Binding
Publisher: Compass Point
Copyright Date: 2009
Edition Date: c2009
Pages: 112 p.
Availability: Out of Print (Limited Quantities Available)
ISBN: 0-7565-3835-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-7565-3835-4
Dewey: 921
LCCN: 2008005721
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies:
School Library Journal (Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 CST 2009)
Wilson's Children's Catalog
Wilson's High School Catalog
Wilson's Junior High Catalog
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index.
Word Count: 14,023
Reading Level: 7.9
Interest Level: 4-7
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 7.9 / points: 3.0 / quiz: 123538 / grade: Middle Grades
Lexile: 1060L

A pharaoh who ruled Egypt more than 3,500 years ago is one of the most intriguing mysteries of the ancient world. Hatshepsut, the world's first and most powerful female pharaoh, was virtually unknown until the mid 19th century. Although there was a conspiracy to erase Hatshepsut from history, an amazing amount of factual details about her life have emerged. Depicted both as a man and a pharaoh in the hieroglyphs of her temple, she built monuments and sent out expeditions that would enrich Egypts culture. But how did she manage to become pharaoh? Will her mysteries ever be solved?