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The Egypt Game

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Hardcover published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)

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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?
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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?
Product Details
Hardcover (224 pages)
Published: October 23, 2007
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9781416960652
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  • Not long ago in a large university town in California, on a street called Orchard Avenue, a strange old man ran a dusty shabby store.

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