THE MAYAN EMPIRE
Carole P. Roman
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Join Carole P. Roman and travel through time to visit the most interesting civilizations throughout history in 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 Viking Europe, and what children in the American West 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.
About the Author
Carole P. Roman is the award-winning author of the Captain No Beard series. Both Captain No Beard-An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate's Life and Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis have received the Kirkus Star of Exceptional Merit. The first book in the series was named to Kirkus Reviews Best 2012. Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis has just been named to Kirkus Reviews Best of 2015. Each book in the series has won numerous awards including the NABE Pinnacle Award, ERIK Award for 2013, ForeWord Review Five Star and Finalist in the Book of the Year, and Reader's Views Children's Book of the Year 2013. She is also the author of the award-winning non-fiction culture series If You Were Me and Lived in...exploring customs and culture around the world.
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ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR
Illustrator Paula Tabor (www.paulapaint.com) has won awards of her own in art shows from Florida to Ohio. She's been an illustrator, portraitist, caricaturist - even a balloon twister! She lives in the rural outskirts of Houston, Texas with a beloved, and rather large, Lab-mix named Jasper.
Ms. Roman is continually adding good children's books that are not only fun to read but have so much to learn from. Ms. Roman can tell the stories so that the young ones can understand and don't get bored. She keeps them interested. It's hard to find good books for children that they have fun reading and yet can learn about new countries, past and present. All children need to have the opportunity to read these wonderful books and travel to the different countries while using their imagination. Not only is the story good but the illustrations will attract the child's interest as well. They are colorful and go along with the story. This book is about the Mayan Empire located in southeastern Mexico from about 1800 BC to the 1500's. Ms. Roman researches her information so that what is presented is accurate. There is so much to learn about the different foods, clothing, their tatts, what they worked at, what they did for fun and oh, so much more. So if you have a child, grandchild or someone you love, get them a copy of this book and read with them. Adults can learn about these countries also.
I received this book from the author and voluntarily decided to review it.
I would give this book 5 STARS.
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