IF YOU WERE ME
LIVED IN RENAISSANCE ITALY
Introduction to Civilizations
Carole P. Roman
(from Back of Book)
Join Carole P. Roman and travel through time to visit the most interesting civilizations throughout history in the first four books of her new series. Learn what kind of food you might eat in Ancient Greece, the clothes you wore in 15th century Renaissance Italy, what your name could be in Elizabethan England, and what Colonial American children did for fun. If You Were Me and Lived in...does for history what her other award-winning series did for culture. So get on-board this time-travel machine and discover the world through the eyes of a young person just like you.
Award winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons and combines her teaching past with her love of exploration and interest in the world around us. She has two highly successful series and is launching this new exciting series about civilizations throughout time. 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 th e audience she adores. Roman lives on Long Island with her husband and near her children.
Silvia Brunetti is a young illustrator born and based in Rome. She attended art school and then she studied comic and illustration for children. She loves her work and draws all day
This new series of children's books takes young minds into the past. This book....Renaissance Italy, lets the young ones and the not so young go back to the medieval times, the 1400's. back to The Renaissance, Italy. Children are craving to learn at a young age and that is what the author does. She presents books that have a fun way of learning about different countries, old and new. You are never to old to learn and these books that Ms. Roman writes can even be interesting and a learning lesson for the parent or grandparent. There are a lot of interesting information that is easy to read and will keep the young one wanting to learn more. The words are easy to read and for the harder to pronounce words, Ms. Roman puts the pronunciation in parenthesis. The author doesn't put in the bad, evil points of the history period. That isn't meant for young readers who might scare easy. There are some colorful illustrations by Silvia Brunetti. Each page of reading includes a page of illustrations to go with the story. At the back of the book is a section of Famous People from the Italian Renaissance. Along with each person's information is a picture of the person. There is also a glossary of words, their pronunciation and their meaning. Such a fun and great way to learn about countries and their past which has shaped their present and future. Ms Roman never fails to help us learn and have fun while doing it.
I received this book from the author, Carole P. Roman in exchange for my unbiased review. No other compensation took place.
I would give this book 5 STARS.