Monday, August 1, 2016

f You Were Me and Lived in...Colonial America ~ Carole P. Roman

  • Series: An Introduction to Civilizations Throughout Time
  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (April 28, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1523234075
  • ISBN-13: 978-1523234073

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.

My take on this book:
Reading a book written by Carol P. Roman always provides an educational experience presented in a fun and easy to understand way. With this book it's no different and readers will learn when Englanders traveled to the New World. More than that though we learn about various characters that lived during that time, and there is even a handy section that allows the reader to learn about six people who lived during colonial times. Along with that is a glossary of words used and their definitions for greater understanding. The illustrations really bring the prose to life allowing me to further visualize the time period. Youngsters are going to learn history in a fun way but older readers just might learn something as well. 

A complimentary copy of this book was provided for review.

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