My Passion

My Passion


I am crazy about ancient Egypt. And I’m equally passionate about educating the next generation on the mysteries and history of this fascinating culture. It isn’t easy for me to pull out a mere ten things to love, but for you teachers and librarians and enthusiasts. I’ve created a slideshow that can be downloaded and used in any way you like.


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About the Work

About the Work


My first Middle Grade novel, Tales of the Egyptified Joneses: Ankh, is the story of a 12-year-old biracial kid from Chicago’s South Side, who is transported three thousand years back in time to the ancient court of Amarna, one of Egypt’s most bizarre and exotic periods, with his 9-year-old sister along for the ride.


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Meet Malayna


I like to think of myself as a strategist, writer, storyteller, public speaker, relationship builder, mom, friend… you get the idea. If you want to get to know me better, read more and I’ll share three things about myself. Or, you can reach out and connect via Twitter—I do like (e)meeting new friends.


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My Passion

My Passion


I am crazy about ancient Egypt. And I’m equally passionate about educating the next generation on the mysteries and history of this fascinating culture. It isn’t easy for me to pull out a mere ten things to love, but for you teachers and librarians and enthusiasts, this slideshow can be downloaded and used in any way you like.


Read more

About the Work

About the Work


My first Middle Grade novel, Tales of the Egyptified Joneses: Ankh, is the story of a 12-year-old biracial kid from Chicago’s South Side, who is transported three thousand years back in time to the ancient court of Amarna, one of Egypt’s most bizarre and exotic periods, with his 9-year-old sister along for the ride.


Read more


Meet Malayna


I like to think of myself as a strategist, writer, storyteller, public speaker, relationship builder, mom, friend… you get the idea. If you want to get to know me better, click the arrow below—I’ll share three things about myself. Or, you can reach out and connect via Twitter—I do like (e)meeting new friends.


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