Do People Grow on Family Trees?: Genealogy for Kids & Other Beginners : the Official Ellis Island Handbook

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Workman Pub., 1991 - Genealogy - 179 pages
4 Reviews
This interactive book for parents and children begins as a genealogical guide that shows kids how to trace their past--how to track down important documents, create an oral history of their family, and compile a family tree. Two-color illustrations throughout.

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User Review  - librarycb - LibraryThing

It's a great resource, providing places/addresses/websites to begin searching, like cemetaries, ship manifests, census documents, marriage and death certificates. It also features interesting photos of immigrants arriving on Ellis Island. Read full review

Review: Do People Grow on Family Trees?: Genealogy for Kids & Other Beginners : the Official Ellis Island Handbook

User Review  - Barbara Lovejoy - Goodreads

I was blown away by ALL the valuable information in this book. It is a fantastic resource for anyone who wants to be involved in family history. Read full review

About the author (1991)

Ira Wolfman, the former editor-in-chief of Sesame Street Magazine, is a writer whose articles have appeared in Travel + Leisure, Redbook, Ms., and other publications. He is also the author of Climbing Your Family Tree.

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