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Tutankhamen: The Boy King: Educational Version

Tutankhamen: The Boy King: Educational Version

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Tutankhamen: The Boy King: Educational Version

42 pages
23 minutes
Sep 20, 2013


What was King Tut’s like as a boy? Did he go to school? Did he have royal duties? If so, what were they?

This book tells of the young life of the boy King Tutankhamen, who later changed his name to Tutankhamen. It tells the stories that have been found on the walls of the temples and shows what his life would have been like growing up.

Find out more about this young king of Egypt and his life in this 15-minute biography.

The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards. believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

Sep 20, 2013

About the author

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series, the Wonderful World of Animals Series, and the Miss Jones series.She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.

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Tutankhamen - Caitlind L. Alexander


The Boy King

Written by Caitlind L. Alexander


15 - Minute Biography

Editor: Jennifer Robinson

Title page picture by Jon Parise

Smashwords Edition

(c) Copyright 2004 Caitlind L. Alexander. All rights reserved.

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Tutankhamen / Caitlind L. Alexander

Summary: A biography of the boy king of Egypt.

1. Tutankhamen, about 1370 b.c. - about 1351 b.c. Juvenile Literature. 2. Amenhotep. Juvenile Literature. 3. Egypt

Printed in USA

Words: 2081

Reading Level: 3.5

Ages 8 and up.

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About the Author

(Jay Thompson)


Tut's Childhood

About 3,370 years ago, King Akhentaten was the ruler of Egypt. His wife was Queen Nefertiti.

When they had been king and queen for several years, King Tut was born. His full name was Tutankhaten (Tut for short).

Some people thought that King Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye were Tut's mother and father. But scientists have tested King Tut’s genes. They now say that Amenhotep III was Tut’s grandfather. His father was Akhenaten. No one knows the name of Akhenaten’s wife, but testing on her genes shows that she was probably Akhenaten’s sister.

It might seem strange that a man would marry his sister, but this

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