Climbing Your Family Tree: Online and Off-Line Genealogy for Kids
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by Ira Wolfman
Paperback Slip into the roles of sleuth, geographer, researcher, writer, pen pal, and puzzle solver, and embark on a journey through your family heritage. Packed with detailed information on using the Internet - the tool that has completely transformed genealogy - Climbing Your Family Tree is a complete guide for the ancestor detector, both off- and online. It explains how to conduct an interview; how to track down ships' manifests, naturalization records, birth and marriage certificates; how to decipher old-fashioned handwriting and interpret names; how to compile a family tree, assemble a scrapbook, and more. Includes information for special situations, such as adoptees, nontraditional families, and recent immigrants. Your story is out there - here are the tools to find it.
Age Range 8 - 12