Through the Eyes of Your Ancestors

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 86 pages
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Here is an easy-to-follow approach to the fascinating hobby of genealogy. Every family has a story, and this book can help kids uncover the secrets and adventures of their own ancestors. From lists of helpful organizations to sample interview questions, state-of-the-art computer programs to Web sites, this guide will help children become family historians. Each chapter begins with a real anecdote, enticing young readers with visions of what they might find hidden in their ancestors' pasts. All varieties of families are represented here - extended, adoptive, and blended, from many races and cultures - with emphasis on the unique role that each has played in the founding and development of the United States.
  

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

This book, intended for a juvenile audience, is a good book to use with young people who are just beginning their genealogical research. Some parts of the book are dated. No one talks about "Usenet ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
10
Section 2
15
Section 3
37
Section 4
47
Section 5
51
Section 6
53
Section 7
63
Section 8
67
Section 9
71
Section 10
78
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About the author (1999)

Maureen Taylor has been the director of Library User Services at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, a reference librarian, a historical researcher and speaker, a film archivist, and a genealogical consultant. She holds undergraduate and master's degrees in history from Rhode Island College. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two children.

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