This is book number 1 in the Kid Detective Zet series.
You, who have dug deep and sifted hard for a story to read, have unearthed an ancient treasure: a mystery from the dusty ages, when a kid could be a hero and fight for the good of all . . .
12-year-old Zet and his sister Kat love running their family pottery stall. But it's a struggle to keep afloat, now that their father is fighting the Hyksos invaders. When Zet and Kat hear about a valuable missing scroll, the siblings team up to track it down. If they can find it, they'll win a huge reward for their family. Their problems will be over Little do they know what troubles lie ahead. The chase leads Zet and Kat into the hotspots of ancient Egypt--from stunning temples to the Nile river, through a mysterious land of hieroglyphics, Egyptian gods, mythology, and majesty that the world has never forgotten.
From Scott Peters, award-winning author and creator of over 300 museum and science center exhibits worldwide, comes the adventure of a lifetime.
This debut novel in the ancient civilization action-packed Kid Detective Zet series from Amazon best-selling author Scott Peters is a mind-broadening adventure for elementary and middle-grade readers of Rick Riordan, The Hardy Boys, and Conn Iggulden.
Provides a smart step up for readers of Mary Pope Osborne, 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. 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
"Excellent 'Indiana Jones' style mystery." - Top Reviewer
"My co-teacher and I have used this book for the past 2 years and the students absolutely love it " Janine Taft, 6th grade ELA/SS
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 2: MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN AMULET, BOOK 3, MYSTERY OF THE EGYPTIAN TEMPLE & BOOK 4, 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, reluctant readers, 5th grade, travel with kids, appropriate books for kids, librarian-approved.