The Egypt Game

The Egypt Game

The Egypt Game

The first time Melanie Ross meets April Hall, she’s not sure they have anything in common. But she soon discovers that they both love anything to do with ancient Egypt. When they stumble upon a deserted storage yard, Melanie and April decide it’s the perfect spot for the Egypt Game. Before long there are six Egyptians, and they all meet to wear costumes, hold ceremonies, and work on their secret code. Everyone thinks it’s just a game until strange things start happening. Has the Egypt Game gone too far?

From Publishers Weekly
Two girls get involved in an elaborate "Egypt game," a fantasy game that soon leads to strange, unexplainable happenings. PW called the characters in Snyder's Newbery Honor winner "true originals."
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Review
"Tailor-made for children who love the thought of rambling mansions, garden mazes, and hidden treasure."

-- "Booklist"

"An increasingly captivating story, which builds to a risky and daring climax."

-- "Kirkus Reviews"

From the Publisher
The first time Melanie Ross meets April Hall, she's not sure they'll have anything in common. But she soon...

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