Everything you need to understand or teach The Vandemark Mummy by Cynthia Voigt.
Althea and Phineas Hall have just moved to a small town in Maine to live with their father, who will be teaching at the local college. But their mother is living in Oregon, pursuing her own career. Although not officially separated, both parents and children are uncertain about their future relationships. While struggling with the dilemma of a two-career family and trying to adjust to new surroundings, Althea and Phineas become involved in a series of mysterious events when their father is named as curator of an Egyptian collection, donated to the college by a wealthy benefactor, Felix K. C. Vandemark II. The collection of relics, which includes the mummy of a young girl, appears to be of little real value.
However, Althea is intelligent and studious, and, when she observes marks on the wrappings of the mummy's feet, she recognizes them as letters from the Greek alphabet.... View more of the The Vandemark Mummy Summary