Ancient Egyptians believed pharaohs received their power from the gods. Pharaohs were absolute rulers and formed the link between the gods and humans. Learn more about the pharaohs and their dynasties, including how they lived and how they ruled the people of ancient Egypt.
Kristine Carlson Asselin writes both fiction and nonfiction for children and teens. She is the author of more than fifteen children's books for the elementary school library market and her debut YA novel ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT (Bloomsbury Spark) came out in April 2015. Kris volunteers with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, and loves Harry Potter, Doctor Who, classic rock from the 70's and 80's, and anything with a time travel theme. She loves doing workshops and talking about reading and writing with both kids and adults. Kristine lives in a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts with her husband and daughter.