Wednesday, July 26, 2017

If You Were Me and Lived In...Germany: A Child's Introduction to Culture Around the World (If You Were Me and Lived) by Carole P. Roman


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Title: If You Were Me and Lived in Germany
Author: Carole P. Roman
Illustrator: Kelsea Wierenga
Published: Feb. 2, 2017
Publisher: Chelshire Inc.
Pages: 36
Genre: Ages 5 on up
Review: paperback provided by author
Buy Links: Amazon, Amazon.uk 



Join Carole P. Roman when she visits the beautiful land of Germany in the newest book of her informative series. Learn about the varied customs and cultures. Travel to the central Europe to discover what you would eat and do for fun. See the land through the eyes of a youngster like you and understand what life is like in this exciting place. Don't forget to look at the other books in the series so that you can be an armchair world traveler.

We received this book to give an honest review.

I have heard a lot about Germany so to be able to share a bit of the culture with my son was pretty neat. K thought it was neat on some of the names that you could have been named if you lived in Germany because he has friends with some of the name but they are not spelled the same. He also liked Oktoberfest and thought it would be neat for us to go to it. 
I have to say my favorite part is where you learn 5 important facts about Germany! There were some things I didn't know before. 
This is a great learning book and K and I always have fun trying to pronounce the names of certain words that describe food or places to see. 
This is a great book to keep not only at home but also in the classrooms or library.



Carole P. Roman
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 next year.
Carole was recently featured in a two part article on Forbes.com where her book, Navigating Indieworld was discussed along with her self-publishing success.
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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