The Children’s Book Review | March 9, 2014
About If You Were Me and Lived in … India
Let’s travel to India! Land of bright colors and delicious spices, If You Were Me and Lived in…India, takes young readers on a road trip to learn about this interesting place. Children will learn how to say mommy and daddy, what type of currency is used, games that youngsters play and a lot of interesting facts about the beautiful land of India. If You Were Me and Lived in…India adds this ethnically diverse country to the growing, award winning series that is out to cover the entire globe, teaching children about culture and customs all over the world. The ForeWord Review, Clarion Review gave “If You Were Me and Lived in…Kenya” a coveted five star ranking. The first book in the series, If You Were Me and Lived in…Mexico” received the Pinnacle Award for Best in Children’s Nonfiction 2012.
For younger readers, this book serves as an engaging introduction to India and becoming acquainted with the world around them. For older readers it provides a wonderful stepping-stone to deeper studies and hands-on activities led by inspired teachers and caregivers. Reading books that showcase a diverse range of ethnicities is key to raising accepting and global children—what a great concept for a series! —The Children’s Book Review
About the Author
Award winning author Carole P. Roman is delighted to add India to her growing series. She is currently completing If You Were Me and Lived in…Portugal, Greece, and Russia; which she researched and wrote with her five year old grandson, Alexander. Her firs book Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life was named to Kirkus Best 2012, received the Star of Remarkable Merit, the Pinnacle Award for 2012, and Just recently The Erik Metzroth Award for Best Children’s book 2013. Visit: http://caroleproman.com