The Winnetka Public Library sponsors a presentation from prolific local writer Candace Fleming, 2021 winner of the American Library Association’s Sibert Award for “most distinguished informational book” for youth. Using research, science and analytical thinking, Candace will guide attendees, who will work in pairs, through a crime scene investigation of King Tutankhamun’s Tomb! She will also talk about her research and writing process for her forthcoming middle-grade release, The Curse of the Mummy: Uncovering Tutankhamun's Tomb. Recommended for Ages 7+.
Registration is required. There are 48 seats available. Register HERE.
About the Author: Candace Fleming is the versatile and acclaimed author of more than twenty books for children and young adults, including the Printz Award Honoree and Los Angeles Times Book Prize honored The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of the Russian Empire; the critically acclaimed Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart; Boston Globe/Horn Book Award-winning biography, The Lincolns; the bestselling picture book, Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!; and the beloved Boxes for Katje.
Award-winning and critically acclaimed author Candace Fleming presents the edge-of-your-seat true story of the search for Tutankhamun's tomb, the Western public's belief that the dig was cursed, and the battle for ownership of the treasures within.
During the reign of the New Kingdom of Egypt, the boy pharaoh Tutankhamun ruled and died tragically young.