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Horace j. Edwards and the Time Keepers: The Search for the Lost Prophecy

 
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In The Search for the Lost Prophecy, the sequel to The Secret of the Scarab Beetle, Horace continues to search for more information about the Time Keepers and his role in this secret order. After he discovers that the tree portal at his grandparents' farm is destroyed, Horace, along with his friends Anna and Milton, travels back in time to 1920s Detroit, hoping to learn more. There they meet keeper Herman at the Scarab Club and learn that someone is threatening the Time Keepers and the order's mission. Horace finds out that the mystical Benben Stone is being stored in a crypt back in present-day Niles, Michigan. And Horace is now tasked with keeping the sacred stone safe. Will the person or persons threatening the Order learn of Horace's true identity?

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  • Hardcover (9781585369829): 240 pages, 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h), © 2017, 10/15/2017
  • Paperback (9781585369836): 240 pages, 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h), © 2017, 03/15/2018 NYP
  • PDF (9781534103023): 240 pages, 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h), © 2017, 10/15/2017
  • Hosted ebook (9781534103177): 240 pages, 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h), © 2017, 10/15/2017
  • Subject: Language Arts
  • Series: Horace j. Edwards and the Time Keepers

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 8 - Age 11
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4
  • Lexile® Measure: 750
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: Pending

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Author: William Meyer

As a high school history teacher for over ten years, William (Bill) Meyer) has taught almost
every historic time period from the Italian Renaissance to the American Revolution. He says,
“I’ve worked in urban districts from Detroit to New York City, but also in suburban schools like
Scarsdale and Bronxville. However, regardless of the place or the students no topic has piqued
the imagination of my classes as intensely as the study of Ancient Egypt.” As a result of both
their interest and his own childhood curiosity about the mysteries of that era, he wrote the
Horace j. Edwards and the Time Keepers series. In many ways the series reflects his experiences
as both a kid and a teacher. Travelling around the world to places like London, Paris, and Rome,
his interest and studies of the past have come to life. For Bill, whether it is teaching in the
classroom or presenting to a larger audience, the past is more than just a group of facts to be
memorized and timelines to be shared; it’s a window into a deeper understanding of ourselves
and the world we live in. He was born in Detroit, and currently lives with his wife in New York.