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Genealogy Books for the Young

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Bookjacket for  Basic genealogy for kids
Basic genealogy for kids Basic genealogy for kids / Bonnie Hinman.

 Introduces the basic ideas behind genealogy, and provides suggestions for recording, researching, and sharing information about family history.


Bookjacket for  Beginning genealogy
Beginning genealogy Beginning genealogy / Jim Ollhoff.

 Provides an introduction to genealogy and offers tips on how to get started in family research, discussing last names, rules to follow, family trees, and myths in genealogy.


Bookjacket for  Climb the family tree, Jesse Bear!
Climb the family tree, Jesse Bear! Climb the family tree, Jesse Bear! / Nancy White Carlstrom
Jesse Bear experiences the excitement of a family reunion filled with grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins and lots of food, games, and storytelling.

Bookjacket for  Collecting primary records
Collecting primary records Collecting primary records / Jim Ollhoff.

 A guide to collecting primary records to find facts about one's ancestors that covers birth and death certificates, immigration and naturalization records, news clipping and obituaries, the census, cemeteries, and other types of records to search.


Bookjacket for  Design your family tree
Design your family tree Design your family tree / Amie Jane Leavitt.

 Introduces family histories and presents instructions on researching and creating a family tree.


Bookjacket for  DNA : window to the past
DNA : window to the past DNA : window to the past / Jim Ollhoff
Describes how genetic testing and DNA are being used in the field of genealogy, details famous genealogical discoveries using DNA, and explains how genetic mutations can be traced to determine ancestry.

Bookjacket for  Exploring immigration
Exploring immigration Exploring immigration / Jim Ollhoff
Describes how the history of immigration has affected genealogy and family trees, and details the reasons why people immigrated to the United States and from what regions they emigrated.

Bookjacket for  Filling the family tree
Filling the family tree Filling the family tree / Jim Ollhoff.

 Discusses the family tree as a tool for conducting genealogy research, offering advice on how to interview family members and others, and including tips on how to draw an extended family tree.


Bookjacket for  How to research your ancestry
How to research your ancestry How to research your ancestry / Tamra Orr.

Introduces genealogy, explaining how to gather, organize, and share information about family history.


Bookjacket for  Me and my family tree
Me and my family tree Me and my family tree / by Joan Sweeney
Using a family tree, a child explains how her brother, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins are related to her

Bookjacket for  My family tree and me, my father's side ; My family tree and me, my mother's side
My family tree and me, my father's side ; My family tree and me, my mother's side My family tree and me, my father's side ; My family tree and me, my mother's side / Dusan Petricic

  A young boy traces his ancestry from his great-great-grandparents to the present day, learning the corresponding stories of people in his father's and mother's families as they lived in parallel generations.


Bookjacket for  Using technology to find your family history
Using technology to find your family history Using technology to find your family history / Tammy Gagne

 Introduces the use of technology in genealogy research, including information about genealogical search engines and databases, using census records and other documentation, and searching for immigrant ancestors in ship's records and foreign sources.


Bookjacket for  Using your research
Using your research Using your research / Jim Ollhoff.

Details how to effectively research genealogy and family trees, including using and evaluating archival documents, utilizing online resources, and separating fact from assumption.

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