Adventures in Odyssey The Imagination Station ® #7: Secret of the Prince's Tomb
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When cousins Beth and Patrick accidentally press the red button on the Imagination Station, they find themselves in Egypt where they befriend a boy named Gilead and his second cousin a girl named Sherah. Their family is in turmoil-their great-grandfather has died and now their grandfathers feud over who will control the family palace. Patrick and Beth witness the grand Egyptian burial, help Gilead and Sherah learn to get along better, and explore the city of Aramis with its ancient wonders and Egyptian customs-all the while trying to figure out a way back to Whit's End. As they are leaving Egypt, they realize that the funeral they attended was for the biblical Joseph.
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Vendor: Focus on the Family
Publication Date: 2012
Series: Imagination Station
The hot sun and sand of ancient Egypt await Patrick and Beth in their next Imagination Station adventure. The cousins are caught between a terrible ruler and a nation bound for slavery. To help their new friend Tabitha, the cousins must seek out a great secretone that will give hope to her family and future generations. Their search takes them to an ancient burial vault and . . . a mummy! But the vault is a confusing maze, filled with traps and mysterious symbols. Will the cousins ever get out again to share a life-changing hope?
The newest installment in the time-traveling Imagination Station series transports cousins Patrick and Beth back to ancient Egypt, where they meet Tabitha and Lateef. The two are friends, but theres trouble brewing. Lateefs father is the pharaoh, but Tabitha is a Habiru, and the Egyptians are in the process of enslaving the Habiru people, nervous that the latter may come to outnumber the Egyptians. Those who know their Bible will recognize the midrashic elaboration of how the Hebrews came to be enslaved in Egypt. The adventure of time travel meets a biblical message of hope even in dark times, done in an age-appropriate way. Ages 7up. (Jan.) Copyright 2011 Reed Business Information.
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LeeannCdA, IDAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5story about trusting God in hard timesAugust 18, 2014LeeannCdA, IDAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I have read quite a few books out of this series. I liked how this one was about the time God's people were in Egypt between Joseph and Moses. I do like the books based on Bible stories. It was about trusting God in the midst of hard times. However, the story itself was a bit far fetched and the whole idea of a "secret of Joseph's tomb" was a bit misleading. But my kids still loved listening to it.
bookwormPennsylvaniaAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great Christian SeriesJuly 14, 2014bookwormPennsylvaniaAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5In Secret of the Prince's Tomb, Patrick and Beth go to Ancient Egypt. There they befriend a girl named Tabitha and they go on a quest to discover a long-held secret that will give hope to a nation that is being forced into slavery. Their quest takes them to a burial vault, a mummy, and many dangers along the way. Will the cousins be able to safely maneuver their way through the mazes of the vault? Will they be able to discover what the symbols mean?
Amy CVAAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Secret of the Prince's TombJuly 8, 2014Amy CVAAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Secret of the Prince's Tomb sends Beth and Patrick to Ancient Egypt. This is where they meet with Egyptians who worship many gods and Hebrews who worship the one true God. What a great adventure that even involves mummies. A fun Read and a good lesson to learn about early believers of God.
muffinHonea Path, SCAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Secret of the Prince's TombJuly 3, 2014muffinHonea Path, SCAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I loved all of these books in this series but I believe this was my favorite. This had a little more adventure than the last ones. Patrick and Beth are in the Imaginary Station and they are traveling back to Egypt. They encounter a girl about their age named Tabitha. They try to help her family and along the way they encounter pyramids and mummy's along with a lot of other adventures! These books really bring history alive for the younger generation. I would recommend this book mainly to children but also to adults that would like a very easy read.
thecraftyhomeAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5July 1, 2014thecraftyhomeAge: 25-34Gender: femaleSecrets of the Prince's Tomb is book 7 in The Imagination Station series of books. These are from the show we all love, Adventures in Odyssey, and feature Mr. Whittaker and his invention, The Imagination Station. The Imagination Station is a machine that helps you travel in time. This whole series of books revolves around Patrick and Beth. In this story Patrick is complaining about having to go back to school and how he feels like a slave. Whit sends them back in time to just when the Hebrews were being enslaved by the Egyptians so they could learn what slavery is really like. They also learn much about their faith and having hope in God.
This book series is a fabulous substitute for the hugely popular Magic Treehouse books. If you are looking for something that can help your kids learn about history but from a Biblical perspective and without the magic this is the series for you. My 9 year old loves them but they are more at a 1st-2nd grade reading level. I highly recommend getting this whole series for your children.
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