Horace j. Edwards and the Time Keepers: The Search for the Lost Prophecy
by William Meyer
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?
- Dewey: [Fic]
- 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
- 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
- Suggested Interest Level: Age 8 - Age 11
- Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4
- Lexile® Measure: 750
- Guided Reading Level: U
- Accelerated Reader® Quiz: Pending
- JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General (JUV001000)
- JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Ancient Civilizations (JUV016020)
- JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic (JUV037000)
- JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction / Time Travel (JUV064000)
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Author: William Meyer
William (Bill) Meyer is an author, teacher, and student of history. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, and currently lives in Mamaroneck, New York, where he is finishing his PhD at New York University and teaching his high-school students about the mysteries of Ancient Egypt.
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.
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.
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