I am sharing the latest release from author Carole P. Roman: If You Were Me and Lived In...Italy. We have had the pleasure of watching this children's book series grow over the past few years. We highly recommend this series to families seeking quick introductions to countries and cultures around the world. These book offer great launching points toward greater understanding of a country in preparation for family travel or even as a starting point for educational lessons.
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Quick Summary of If You Were Me and Lived In...Italy. Join Carole P. Roman as she visits the Republic of Italy. Learn what it
is like to live in Rome, see the famous architecture, celebrate a
favorite holiday and discover popular names for both boys and girls. Be
fascinated with it's diverse and rich history and colorful traditions.
On the way, you might learn a word or two in Italian!
You may read our reviews of other books in the If You Were Me and Lived in....series here and here.
If You Were Me and Lived In...Italy is available on Amazon.
Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2012 for her first book, award
winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her
sons. Using an imaginary game she played with her grandson as a base,
Captain No Beard was born."Captain No Beard- An Imaginary Tale of a
Pirate's Life" has not only been named to Kirkus Best of 2012, it
received the Star of Exceptional Merit, and won the Pinnacle Award for
2012. "Pepper Parrot's Problem with Patience" Book 2 in the series,
received 5 Stars from The ForeWord Review The Clarion Review. Strangers
on the High Seas has won second place in the Rebecca's Reads Choice
Awards 2013. It has followed with six more books to the series. This
year, Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis was named to Kirkus Best
2015. The entire cultural non-fiction series If You Were Me and Lived
in... was named Best Series by Shelf Unbound. She has begun work on two
new series that will be released in early 2016.
Motivated by her
love of yoga, Roman has written a book that not only teaches four poses,
but shows how easy and accessible yoga can be.
Her new non fiction
series, "If You Were Me and Lived in..." combines her teaching past with
her love of exploration and interest in the world around us. The debut
book in the series, "If You Were Me and Lived in...Mexico" has won the
Pinnacle Award for Best in Children's Non Fiction 2012. France, South
Korea, and Norway. Rebecca's Reads has given If You Were Me and Lived
in...Norway an honorable mention in the 2013 Choice Awards. If You Were
Me and lived in ...France won second place. ForeWord Review has
nominated If You Were Me and Lived in...France for best in children's
non fiction literature 2013. They will be followed with Kenya, Turkey,
India, and Australia. She plans to do Portugal, Greece, and Argentina
Writing for children has opened up a whole second act for
her. While she is still working in her family business, this has enabled
her to share her sense of humor as well as love for history and culture
with the audience she adores. Roman lives on Long Island with her
husband and near her children.
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