The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 8, No 2 (2004)

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My Own Invention: Discovering Ancient Egypt Through Literature

Beth Roberts

Abstract


I was looking for a literary selection to complement the world history curriculum in our English as a Foreign Language program. While any literature that would enrich EFL students' study of world history would be helpful, my search was for a selection that would have both literary merit and that would reinforce history.

I found that piece of literature in Casting the Gods Adrift, by Geraldine McCaughrean.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

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