Secret of the Scarab
by Jay Roudebush
Spanning the globe from England to Egypt, Secret of the Scarab is a young adult adventure story filled with action, mystery, and suspense. Set in the early 1920's, the book centers on an orphaned 11-year-old British schoolboy named Robert Henry. Through a friend, Robert comes into possession of an ancient Egyptian talisman that leads him into an astonishing adventure.