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Cleopatra rules! : the amazing life of the original teen queen

Author: Vicky Alvear Shecter
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of Cleopatra, discussing her rule at an early age, alliances, acquisition of land for Egypt, enemies, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicky Alvear Shecter
ISBN: 9781590787182 1590787188 9781620910320 1620910322
OCLC Number: 419264301
Awards: Short-listed for Charlotte Award (Middle School/Grades 6-8) 2012
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: A bookish nerd --
"Yeah, you and whose army?" --
Family feud --
Oh baby, baby! --
A spectacular entrance --
The sun and the moon --
Love and games 2.0 --
Killer plans --
Disaster near the delta --
Death of a pharaoh --
Life after death.
Responsibility: Vicky Alvear Shecter.
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In this lively, informal biography, Vicky Alvear Shecter shows that Cleopatra was a far more capable and powerful ruler than people have thought. Most of what we ve known about Cleopatraand what  Read more...

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"A lively, informative and aggressively informal portrait of Egypt's last and most famous pharaoh." --"Kirkus Reviews" "Will appeal to all readers, especially visual learners. Bibliography. Glossary. Read more...

 
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Cleopatra portrayed in literature as many different things.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-02-09) Excellent Permalink

Cleopatra has been portrayed in literature and in movies as many different things. This book attempts to sort through evidence to present a more realistic picture of a very intelligent, ambitious queen who held of Roman conquerors for 25 years. There are lots of pictures and strong evidence to back...
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