If you were me and Lived in… #Elizabethan England


I am a big fan of Carole P. Roman and her “If You were Me and Lived In…” series. I love how Mrs. Roman takes facts about a specific era in history and spins the threads of information into an engaging tale. Rather than a fictional story, she provides us with first person narratives, related … Read more

If you were me and Lived in… The #MiddleAges


I’m happy to have another wonderful book from Carol Roman’s series, If You Were Me and Lived In… The Middle Ages. Like her other books, Mrs. Roman has done a masterful job of both describing the era in great detail while holding our rapt attention (adults and children alike). I adore how her books really … Read more

If You Were Me and Lived in Ancient Greece


When I was in elementary school, although Greek myths were an extensive part of the reading curriculum, I remember nothing about the discussion of day to day life at the time. I have found this addition to Carol Roman’s If You Were Me and Lived in… series to be an interesting and intriguing exploration for children into … Read more

If you were me and lived in … Colonial America


Carole Roman’s If You Were Me and Lived In… Colonial America is charming and intriguing — the perfect combination to immerse your young ones (and maybe yourself) in some food for thought about how lives differed between then and now. Mrs. Roman keeps the main part of her story focused from the perspective of a child … Read more