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The Water Boy

Author Alex Woolf

Historical

bullying, coexistence, initiative, multiculturalism, solidarity

1922 Hussein is a water boy serving Howard Carter’s archaeological expedition to find Tutankhamen’s tomb, and he harbours his own dreams of discovering hidden treasures in the Valley of the Kings. But water boys are the lowest of the low, so Hussein’s chances of fame and fortune are limited. And the expedition needs to find something soon, or they all risk being out of work...

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