Monday, May 16, 2016

f You Were Me and Lived In...... Ancient Greece by Carole P. Roman, illustrated by Mateya Arkova

If You Were Me and Lived In...... Ancient Greece by
Carole P. Roman, illustrated by Mateya Arkova is part of
a newly created picture book series featuring a variety of time periods.  This picture book features softly painted water color styled art, depicting the culture, philosophy, art, and history of ancient Greece.   This book provides an in-depth glimpse into the historical details of time period- daily life as well as well known historical moments, bringing history to life.

 Students of all age groups will find something to love about this book. Younger children will enjoy the lively art while older students will enjoy the rich historical content and the attention to detail. Parents as well as educators will enjoy this book too.  The author incorporates many authentic historical details in creating this book about Ancient Greece such as City States, ancient coinage, philosophers such as Plato and literature.  The end of the book features short biographies of well known mythical gods and goddesses including Apollo, Demeter and Hades.   Also included is a glossary of historical terms including "underworld" and "lentils" .  This book would make a great resource for any history curriculum.  This book would be great for any elementary school or middle school library.  Additional

books in this series include Elizabethan England, Renaissance Italy, and Colonial America.

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