Introduction to Civilizations throughout Time by Carole P. Roman (Review)

Introduction to Civilizations throughout Time by Carole P. Roman (Review)

If You Were Me and Lived in…an Introduction to Civilizations throughout Time series introduces kids 6-10 to civilizations throughout time. I was generously provided with four titles: If you were me and lived in… Ancient Greece, If you were me and lived in…. Colonial America, If you were me and lived in… Renaissance Italy, and If you were me and lived in… Elizabethan England.  All brought to you by Carole P. Roman and Awaywegomedia.com.  If you are looking for ways to make history exciting for your kids, you might want to read on to find out more about this series.  

 

Introduction to Civilizations throughout Time ... Series by Carole P. Roman take kids on a tour of ancient cultures - Greece, China, Elizabethan England, Colonial America, Renaissance Italy, ... and more #education #kidlit #hsreviews

 

Who is Carole P. Roman

Carole P. Roman is a former social studies teacher, a mother and a grandmother, who is dedicated to making education fun.  She wrote many book and penned a few award winning series.  You might be familiar with her Captain No Beard series.  It has nine books and it received multiple awards: Star of Remarkable Merit, Pinnacle Award for Best in Children’s Fiction in 2012, and Best of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews to name just a few.  Her other popular series If you Were Me and lived in … Mexico / India/ Russia/ etc Introduction to Cultures Around the world, takes small children (3-8) on a tour of countries around the world.  

 

The current series If you were me and lived in… an Introduction to Civilizations around World invite kids to look at different historical periods through the eyes of children who lived during those times.  Besides the general lifestyle aspects like food, clothes, housing, there is a brief discussion of societal structure, economy, prevalent political climate and artistic achievements. You can compliment reading by doing activities posted on author’s blog.

 

All the books in a series are thoroughly researched and well presented.  They are written to help kids imagine what it was like to part of the ancient world.   Currently there are eight titles in the series:

 

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