If You Were Me and Lived in... Israel

A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World (Volume 19)

Children - Educational
34 Pages
Reviewed on 10/20/2017
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Author Biography

Carole P. Roman is the award-winning author of over fifty children's books. Whether it's pirates, princesses, or discovering the world around us, her books have enchanted educators, parents, and her diverse audience of children. She hosts two blog radio programs and is one of the founders of a new magazine, Indie Author's Monthly. She's been interviewed twice by Forbes Magazine. Carole has co-authored a self-help book, Navigating Indieworld: A Beginners Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing. Oh Susannah is her first Early Reader Chapter book series. She lives on Long Island with her husband and near her children and grandchildren.

Her series includes:
Captain No Beard
If You Were Me and Lived in- Cultural
If You Were Me and Lived in- Historical
Nursery series
Oh Susannah- Early Reader
Navigating Indieworld- with co-author Julie A. Gerber
Indieworld Marketing- with co-authors Angela Hausman and Julie A. Gerber

    Book Review

Reviewed by Vernita Naylor for Readers' Favorite

If You Were Me and Lived in... Israel: A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World (Volume 19) by Carole P. Roman is a beautiful children’s book depicting the culture of Israel. In this book, children will learn everything that they need to know about Israeli culture. Young readers will be in awe as they learn about the various wonders of Israel from the foods, football (known as soccer in the U.S.), Jerusalem, which is a city with an ancient history and is one of the oldest in the world, why people read and write from right to left, and a brief history behind the Dead Sea. In this book, the glossary adds a special touch which offers an enhanced and enriched education about the history of Israel. Your child will love this book so much that they will want to share it with their friends.

I truly enjoyed If You Were Me and Lived in... Israel: A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World because it offered so much history about some things that I personally was unaware of - from the brief history of the Dead Sea and the four neighborhood quadrants that were built in 1538 AD by the Turkish king, Suleiman the Magnificent, for the Christian, Muslim, Armenian and Jewish faiths, to the Maccabiah Games that athletes compete in every year, which is similar to the Olympic Games. Carole has so many of these types of books in her children's educational book series that it will make you feel as if you're a world traveler.