What I love about this book is the glimpse that readers get at what life was like in the Middle Ages. The illustrations in this book are lovely, whimsical additions to the story and form a great jumping off point for discussion with your young ones. They compliment the story without being over bearing.
Young readers are gifted with the opportunity to learn about where they might live, the food that they might eat and the clothing they might wear (to mention a few) if they lived in the Middle Ages. The book doesn't shy away from new words, and features a glossary that gives definitions, and provides a pronunciation guide too. This is so valuable for young readers, and really makes this book compatible for many age groups. Both my eleven and ten year old daughters were enthralled with this book, especially my eleven year old who often daydreams about living in another time. This book encourages learning without making it seem like you're getting a history lesson.
I find that If You Were Me and Lived...In the
This book is the perfect addition to your home library, as well as any classroom, with additional value for home schoolers. You can buy this book, as well as other books by Carole P. Roman through Amazon!
☆ I received a promotional copy of this book in order to facilitate my unbiased and honest review. As always this review is comprised of my honest experiences and has not been influenced in any way ☆