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
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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  - Anna Andersen - Goodreads

this book was very well written, lots of information about genealogy and family history. learn lots of new information about family history, how america became an how last names formed, etc.... very ... 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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