Search Results: "Carole P. Roman"


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Released: Jan. 2, 2015

"An engaging primer on Scottish culture that can teach kids how similar their lives are to their peers' around the world."
Travel to Scotland and learn about life and culture from a child's perspective. Read full book review >

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IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN...THE ANCIENT MALI EMPIRE by Carole P. Roman
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"An informative addition to the prolific author's well-crafted series of illustrated books that make history relatable to a tween audience."
Part of a series for older elementary and young middle school students, this detailed work presents life in ancient Mali through the eyes of a young girl. Read full book review >

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If You Were Me and Lived in ...the American West by Carole P. Roman
Released: June 18, 2016

"Though offering less polished prose than in previous series volumes, this installment with its approachable illustrations serves as a reasonable introduction to westward expansion."
Author Roman and illustrator Tabor (If You Were Me and Lived In…the Middle Ages, 2016, etc.) return to their history series with this illustrated primer on the Oregon Trail during pioneer days.Read full book review >

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Rocket-Bye by Carole P. Roman
Released: March 13, 2016

"A read-aloud lullaby with dreamy pictures, perfect for sending budding astronauts to slumber."
Veteran author Roman (Being a Captain Is Hard Work, 2016, etc.) sends readers on a rhyming voyage through the Milky Way, accompanied by Arkova's whimsical illustrations.Read full book review >

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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 >

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Being a Captain Is Hard Work by Carole P. Roman
Released: Dec. 31, 2015

"A fantastic pirate adventure that mixes life and science lessons with danger, friendship, and triumph."
Roman's (If You Were Me and Lived in…Italy, 2015) newest Captain No Beard adventure takes the stormy high seas to a new level. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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. Read full book review >

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Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles by Carole P. Roman
Released: Jan. 7, 2015

"Another strong installment in the Captain No Beard series despite quieter action and the obvious educational bend."
Captain No Beard and his loyal crew hit the high seas amid tears, change, and friendship in Roman's (Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis, 2014) newest pirate picture book. Read full book review >

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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 >

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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 >

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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 >