Explore the controversial life of Cleopatra. Engaging yet authoritative text and historically accurate images bring the biography of this fascinating pharoah to life. Infographics, sidebars, and fact boxes help add to readers' understanding of Cleopatra and the time in which she lived.
Peggy Caravantes writes young adult and middle grade biographies and nonfiction for elementary students. She has a special interest in writing stories about women who can serve as role models for today's girls. Caravantes has a bachelor's degree in English from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and a master's of education, with an emphasis on educational administration, from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She has served as a teacher of English and history, as a principal, and as a deputy superintendent for instruction. She lives in San Antonio.