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  • The Egypt Game
    Security is Marshall's stuffed octopus. In chapter 18, Marshall is very upset because he can't find Security. Marshall believes that he left it in Egypt. All of the searching comes up empty, and...

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    In the chapter titled "Hieroglyphics," Toby suggests that each of the Egypt game players choose an Egyptian name and corresponding symbol to identify themselves. By choosing special names and...

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    After April is attacked, the land of Egypt is boarded up. The loose board is replaced and nailed into place with long nails. Meanwhile, strands of barbed wire are strung around the top of the board...

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  • The Egypt Game
    In the story, the Egypt game players see the shooting star as the secret omen they have been looking for. As Halloween approaches, the Egypt game players become obsessed with the idea of making a...

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  • The Egypt Game
    When Elizabeth asks what sort of sign she should look for, Melanie answers that she (Elizabeth) should look for a secret omen. In chapter 9, April tells the rest of the group (Elizabeth, Marshall,...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Marshall knew that someone watched the children every time they played the Egypt Game. The children finally discovered Marshall's secret after April was almost kidnapped by Mr. Schmitt's stock boy....

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  • The Egypt Game
    The professor stumbled upon the Egypt Game while looking for something in a storeroom in the back of his antique shop. Since he was not used to being in the storeroom, his curiosity was piqued...

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  • The Egypt Game
    In the story, the children (calling themselves the Egyptians) take several steps to mummify Petey, Elizabeth's dead parakeet. Toby (Ramose) had originally intended to remove Petey's internal organs...

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    Toby and Ken are sixth-grade boys whom April and Melanie eventually allow to join the Egypt game. Readers don't find out much about the boys' mothers in the book. Toby's father, Mr. Alvillar, had...

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    Elizabeth is introduced to readers about a third of the way through the book. April and Melanie are tasked with making her feel welcome. They agree to the task, but they do not agree to share...

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    When the Egypt gang gets the idea for the Oracle of Thoth, there's a bit of competition between April and Toby regarding how the process will work. Toby's plan is selected by the children as the...

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    April did not become Neferbeth. April took the Egyptian name Bastet. When the children are choosing hieroglyphs to symbolize their names, April remembers a cat goddess with earrings, Bastet, and...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Set, or Seth, is an Egyptian god. He is the god of storms, deserts, chaos, and war. According to Egyptian mythology, Set killed and mutilated his own brother, Osiris. Despite that horrible deed,...

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  • The Egypt Game
    The only characters in this list who are related by family are Marshall and Melanie, who are brother and sister. Let's think of April as the main character and consider how the other characters...

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  • The Egypt Game
    When April moves to the Casa Rosada to live with her grandmother, she takes an interest in a dusty curio shop with a sign that says A - Z. The store is owned by a mysterious, taciturn man whom...

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  • The Egypt Game
    A static character is a character who does not change significantly throughout the story. A dynamic character undergoes changes, exhibiting some sort of growth over the course of the story. In The...

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    The Professor, the man who owns the A - Z store on Orchard Avenue, is a rather strange person. Most people don't know what to make of him. He keeps his shop dusty and disorganized, and he doesn't...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Melanie is worried about starting school because she fears that April will not make friends easily in sixth grade. April is quirky, and although Melanie gets along well with her because they both...

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  • The Egypt Game
    On Halloween, the three girls make plans to leave the group of trick-or-treaters they will be with to make a brief stop at Egypt. Elizabeth nervously asks what they are going to do, and April says...

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  • The Egypt Game
    When Toby and Ken join the Egypt game, things get more interesting, especially when they begin playing the Oracle of Thoth. They follow Toby's recommendation for how to play, which requires a...

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  • The Egypt Game
    The belief that the children hold that the Professor could not be the murderer is based both on instinct and on wishful thinking. April is the only one of the children involved in the Egypt game...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Caroline is April's grandmother. When April lived with her mother, she had visited her grandmother in a different apartment--a one-bedroom apartment. When April comes to stay with Caroline because...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Whenever you are in a PDF document, you can search inside the PDF by pressing "Ctrl" and "F" at the same time. That brings up a search bar that you can type a word or group of words into. Using...

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  • The Egypt Game
    In chapter 10, the three girls and Marshall are planning to slip away from the large group of trick-or-treaters when the time is right. April predicted that they would know by a secret omen when...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Although April and Melanie have different backgrounds, they have some things in common that help them forge a strong friendship. They are the same age, live in the same apartment building, and go...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Ken Kamata is a sixth-grader at Wilson School. He is in the same class as April Hall and Melanie Ross, and his best friend, Toby Alvillar. April and Melanie describe Ken as one of the popular kids,...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Mr. Ross, Melanie's father, is attending graduate school to become a college English teacher. When April comes to visit Melanie, he invites April in and makes a joke about her name. This kind of...

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  • The Egypt Game
    When the children are playing the Egypt game, April has the idea that they will be required to sacrifice something. They each touch the crocodile stone, then reveal what they think the required...

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  • The Egypt Game
    The Egypt Game follows the story of Melanie Ross and April Hall, along with several other neighborhood children. They begin to play a game about the Egyptians in the Professor's backyard. While...

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  • The Egypt Game
    While the main characters are Melanie, April, and Marshall, the setting for this story is clearly under the domain of the Professor. It is the storage yard of his proprietorship that the children...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Hello! Some mythical creatures or gods/goddesses in the Egypt Game are: Set, the god of evil and Isis, the goddess of fertility and magic. Melanie and April's lean-to temple includes two altars,...

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  • The Egypt Game
    You are right. It DOES go quite fast. What you are asking for here is the summary for the second half of the book. Although there is not enough room here for an extended summary, you can find it...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Hello! Toby originally asked Mrs. Granger to explain what an oracle was because he knew that a test was scheduled for the end of the period. Toby reasoned that Mrs. Granger, who was fond of...

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  • The Egypt Game
    The theme of friendship is a vital strand to this rich novel. The children prove the way in which friendship based on unconditional acceptance, no matter what the background or appearance of people...

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    In the middle of the book 'The Egypt Game' by Zilpha Keatley Snyder the children are playing in the storage yard. This setting adds to the suspense and drama and rising action of the story because...

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    Zipha Keatley Snyder's The Egypt Game does possess similes. A simile is a comparison between two typically dissimilar things (using either "like" or "as"). The first simile of the novel is found...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Two characters, April and Melanie, are significant for the ready acceptance they give each other even though they are very different from each other and don't always understand each other...

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    Arguably, the main conflict in this novel concerns the principal character, April, and her struggle to accept the fact that her mother has left her with her grandmother and that she is not going to...

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  • The Egypt Game
    It is because nobody knows much about him, his past or his real name and he creeps them out.

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  • The Egypt Game
    April’s real name is April Hall, but she likes to go by the name April Dawn. Her name was April, but she often called herself April Dawn. (p. 11) April is described as thin and “palely...

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  • The Egypt Game
    Very hard!

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    ????

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    This question was never answered because there was no way to identify the story.

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  • The Egypt Game
    It basically opens up the door to the children going on new adventures of discovery. They are confident in their abilities now... Sequel: The Gypsy Game.

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  • The Egypt Game
    Let us remember that imagery is any kind of description that builds a strongly visual picture of what it is trying to describe through the use of as many of the five senses as possible to convey...

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  • The Egypt Game
    In this story, the children create an imaginary Egypt, complete with an oracle. Chapter 17 is where the Oracle speaks. The children write a message on a piece of paper and place it on the beak of...

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  • The Egypt Game
    This is an interesting question, as in a sense, there could be said to be many different protagonists. At the end of the novel, however, we discover that the main protagonist who has been...

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  • The Egypt Game
    The most obvious antagonist in Zilpha Keatley Snyder’s novel for young readers titled The Egypt Game is the person who attacks April (nearly strangling her) and who actually succeeds in killing...

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  • The Egypt Game
    In Zilpha Keatley Snyder’s novel for young readers titled The Egypt Game, Mr. Schmitt is a relatively minor character. In the Bantam Doubleday Dell Books edition of the novel, he is described in...

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  • The Egypt Game
    I think you are refering to the second chapter of this excellent book, because the book actually starts in media res, or in the middle of things, and then cuts to the beginning in the second...

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