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Cleopatra / Diane Stanley, Peter Vennema ; illustrated by Diane Stanley.

Stanley, Diane. (Author). Vennema, Peter. (Added Author).
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  • 36 of 37 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Akron Carnegie PL - Akron jB C (Text) 75253000017248 Juvenile Biography Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jB CLE (Text) 37521529829865 AMPL Juvenile Biography Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland J932 STA HB (Text) 76277000020170 Juvenile NonFiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville Y 920 CLEOPATRA (Text) 34706000213233 Childrens Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell J B CLE (Text) 38144000296287 Juvenile Biography Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil JUVENILE 932 S (Text) 38160000087609 Youth Services, Non-Fiction Juvenile Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville J 932 (Text) 78321000018616 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Culver Elementary School 921 CLE (Text) 72456000205485 900 Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville JB CLE (Text) 32604000065555 DCTPLD YA Non-Fiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville JB CLEOPATRA (Text) 39230030022592 Children Books Available -
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  • ISBN: 0688104134
  • ISBN: 9780688104139
  • ISBN: 0688104142 (lib. bdg.)
  • Physical Description: 48 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color maps, ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Morrow Junior Books, [1994]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page [48]).
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School Library Journal
Wilson Library Bulletin
Publisher's Weekly
Summary, etc.:
A biography of Cleopatra, who became queen of Egypt at the age of eighteen and maintained power over her kingdom through her alliances with Julius Caesar and Marc Antony.
Target Audience Note:
6.7 Follett Library Resources
All Juvenile
1000 Lexile.
Subject: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, -30 B.C. > Juvenile literature.
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, -30 B.C.
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, -30 B.C.
Queens > Egypt > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Kings, queens, rulers, etc.
Women > Biography.
Queens > Egypt > Biography.
Women > Egypt > Biography.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    Chronicles Cleopatra's rule in Egypt, and tells how she persuaded Romans Julius Caesar and Mark Antony to help her try to make Egypt powerful
  • HARPERCOLL

    Cleopatra's name still glitters across history, evoking opulence, ambition, and tragedy. Raised in the shadow of the mighty Roman Empire, she dared to dream of a world united under Egyptian rule. She almost succeeded, and if she had, we would live in a far different world today.

    Cleopatra was not the renowned beauty of legend--her strength lay in her intelligence, courage, and charm, and she would need all three in her short and perilous reign. She became Queen of Egypt at eighteen and by twenty had been driven from her throne. But she raised an army and won the support of the great Julius Caesar, who helped her return to rule. We will never know what these two brilliant and ambitious people might have accomplished together, for Caesar soon fell to Roman assassins. Instead, it was Mark Antony, another famous Roman, who risked everything with Cleopatra in pursuit Of world power.

    In this latest of their "distinguished storybook biographies" (New York Times), the authors' meticulous text and Ms. Stanley's majestic illustrations capture the brilliance of Cleopatra's life. From the enchantments of the royal court at Alexandria to luxurious cruises up the legendary Nile, from the intrigues of the Roman marketplace to a desperate sea battle with a shocking end, these award-winning biographers tell the tragic story of one of the most fascinating women of all time.


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