Books by Carole P. Roman

CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Nov. 17, 2014

"Gives kids a compelling glimpse of another colorful culture."
Roman (If You Were Me and Lived in…Peru, 2014, etc.) is back, this time helping kids virtually visit Hungary through an exploration of life and culture there. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Roman successfully puts another pin on the map in this educational, engaging story about diversity and understanding other cultures."
In the latest installment of Roman's successful If You Were Me and Lived In… series, young readers can travel to Peru to learn about their peers' lives and culture. Read full book review >
Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis by Carole P. Roman
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"A fantastic addition to any young pirate's library."
Captain No Beard leads his spunky crew north in this latest installment of Roman's (The Crew Goes Coconuts: A Captain No Beard Story, 2014) charming series of pirate picture books.Mongo the monkey is shivering his timbers as Captain No Beard directs his trusty ship into the frigid seas. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"A look at an important world culture that will show kids just how similar they are to others around the world."
An overview of Greek life and culture that offers readers a virtual tour through the country, as told from a child's perspective. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 28, 2014

"An engaging read that teaches elementary-age kids about the similarities and differences between the United States and Portugal."
A short, illustrated book that aims to give young readers a basic understanding of the lives and culture of their Portuguese peers.Portugal is Roman's (If you were me and lived in…Russia, 2014, etc.) latest destination in her children's book series, which previously covered Australia, France, Mexico and other countries around the world. Read full book review >
THE CREW GOES COCONUTS! by Carole P. Roman
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 15, 2014

"Another heartwarming pirate story from Roman."
Roman's (The Treasure of Snake Island, 2014, etc.) latest installment in her rollicking pirate picture-book series.The author opens her story with a vivid rendition of a parched pirate crew that's stranded near an island without any juice boxes, rivers or ponds to drink from. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 14, 2014

"A fact-loaded primer accentuated with delightful illustrations."
Roman's (If You Were Me and Lived in…Australia, 2014, etc.) latest book in her If You Were Me and Lived in… series introduces young readers to life in Russia through comparisons to things they're familiar with in their own culture.This primer begins with a lesson in geography, orienting young readers to Russia's vast size by explaining that it has nine time zones, vastly different climates, and "many different nationalities and ethnic groups." Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 26, 2014

"Kids will easily and enjoyably learn the basics about Australian life and culture."
In the latest installment of Roman's (The Crew Goes Coconuts!, 2014, etc.) series—which previously examined India, France, Mexico and elsewhere—elementary age readers learn about the culture, geography and everyday lives of children in Australia. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 30, 2014

"A colorful, engaging text that will help young readers find a greater appreciation of another culture."
Young readers learn about the culture, geography and life of their peers in India. Read full book review >
The Treasure of Snake Island by Carole P. Roman
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 30, 2014

"Another fun, satisfying pirate adventure."
Roman's (Captain No Beard: Strangers on the High Seas, 2013, etc.) pirate adventure, the fifthinstallment in her picture-book series, tackles the idea of what really matters. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Nov. 29, 2013

"A simple introduction to Turkey that may especially appeal to elementary school children who are learning about life in other countries."
Roman (If You Were Me and Lived In …Kenya, 2013, etc.) introduces children to the history, geography and customs of Turkey in this colorful primer. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Oct. 24, 2013

"An excellent introduction to the Kenyan culture for children."
Roman (If You Were Me and Lived In…Norway, 2013, etc.) offers a children's primer of the geography, sports, food and vocabulary that Kenyan kids encounter in their daily lives. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 12, 2013

"The simple, engaging premise works again."
The latest installment of this children's book series introduces kids to the culture, geography and traditions of Norway. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: June 14, 2013

"A simple, thoughtful children's overview of important aspects of South Korean culture."
A crash course in South Korean culture that provides kids with an overview of the country's food, holidays, vocabulary and daily life. Read full book review >
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 2, 2013

"Another victory on the high seas for Roman."
Roman's (Pepper Parrot's Problem with Patience: A Captain No Beard Story, 2013) latest adventure about Captain No Beard and his band of plucky pirates tackles the issue of stranger danger. Read full book review >
If you were me and lived in... France... by Carole P. Roman
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 2, 2013

"A book that engagingly helps young Americans see what they share in common with French children."
Roman's (Captain No Beard: Strangers on the High Seas, 2013, etc.) latest children's book offers an introduction to French culture that highlights similarities in the lives of American and French children. Read full book review >
If You Were Me And Lived In... Mexico by Carole P. Roman
Released: March 22, 2013

"Despite some weaknesses, a helpful introduction to Mexico for early elementary students and a useful addition to a Spanish language lesson."
Supported by primary colors and playful illustrations, Roman (Stuck in the Doldrums: A Lesson in Sharing—A Captain No Beard Story, 2013, etc.) takes little ones on a journey through the sights, sounds and spaces of Mexico. Read full book review >
Stuck in the Doldrums by Carole P. Roman
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 20, 2013

"Once again, Roman delights with whimsical pictures, clever text, important lessons and plenty of pirate lingo."
In Roman's (Pepper Parrot's Problem With Patience, 2013, etc.) newest Captain No Beard adventure, the feisty captain learns that teamwork can save the day. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 19, 2013

"A charming children's story about not giving up."
In Roman's (Captain No Beard, 2012, etc.) latest children's book, a feisty parrot joins the crew of Capt. No Beard's pirate ship, The Flying Dragon, but struggles to keep up with the other crew members. Read full book review >
I WANT TO DO YOGA TOO by Carole P. Roman
Released: Dec. 24, 2012

"A cute story likely to inspire little yogis."
A little girl has fun learning to do simple yoga poses in Roman's picture book. Read full book review >
Released: April 12, 2012

"Roman charms with an imaginative, whimsical picture book that will entertain even the oldest pirates."
Debut author Roman pens a picture book about an imaginative boy who transforms his bed and stuffed animals into props for a marvelous pirate adventure. Read full book review >