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GENEALOGY FOR KIDS

booktree Want to investigate your roots, explore your family tree, learn about your family's history, or read about the adventures of family history detectives? This is the list for you!

Picture Books

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
JE ALEXA Alexander, Keely & Witthoft, Velani Mynhardt Davy Brown Discovers His Roots
Join Davy and his friends Carlos, Erika, and Amit on their quest as they discover that even the most seemingly typical people have exciting immigration histories.
2009
JE ATWEL Atwell, Debby Pearl
2001
JE CARLS Carlstrom, Nancy White Climb the Family Tree, Jesse Bear!
2004
JE CASTL Castle, Caroline Grandpa Baxter and the Photographs
1993
JE Coran, Pierre Family Tree
1999
JE DUNBA Dunbar, James When I Was Young
1999
JE FLOUR Flournoy, Valerie Tanya's Reunion
1995
JE Fruisen, Catherine Myler My Mother's Pearls
2000
JE Hearne, Betsy Gould Seven Brave Women
1997
JE ISADO Isadora, Rachel What a Family!: A Fresh Look at Family Trees
2006
JE KRISH Krishnaswami, Uma Chachaji's Cup
2003
JE MCPHA McPhail, David The Family Tree
In the 1800s, a man clearing land in a beautiful forest to build a home leaves one special tree, but many years later the tree is in trouble, and the man's great-great grandson enlists a host of animal friends to try to save it.
2012
JE Polacco, Patricia The Keeping Quilt
1998
JE Rochelle, Belinda Jewels
2001
JE SCHRE Schreck, Karen Halvorsen Lucy's Family Tree
1996
JE SHELB Shelby, Anne Homeplace
2003
S JE COLAT Laínez, René Colato René Has Two Last Names / René tiene dos apellidos
In this story based on the author's childhood, a young Salvadoran immigrant is teased for having two last names until he presents his family tree project celebrating his heritage.
2009

Chapter Books

CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J PAPERBK ANDER Anders, Bill Becoming Noah
2004
J Ayres, Katherine Family Tree
1996
J BLUMB Blumberg, Margie Avram's Gift
2003
J Johnson, Angela Toning The Sweep
1993
J KRISH Krishnaswami, Uma Naming Maya
2004
J RHEMA Rhema, Dan One Tiny Twig
2003
J ROCKL Rocklin, Joanne Strudel Stories
1999

Non Fiction Books

CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J929.1 Cooper, Kay Where Did You Get Those Eyes? : A Guide to Discovering Your Family History
1988
J929.1 Depue, Anne Climb Your Family Tree: A Genealogy Detective's Kit
1996
J929.1 Douglas, Ann The Family Tree Detective: Cracking the Case of Your Family's Story
1999
J929.1 Laden, Nina My Family Tree, A Birds-Eye View
1997
J929.1 LEAVI Leavitt, Amie Jane Design Your Family Tree
2012
J929.1 LEAVI Leavitt, Caroline The Kids' Family Tree Book
2005
J929.1 ORR Orr, Tamra How to Research Your Ancestry
2012
J929.1 SWEEN Sweeney, Joan Me and My Family Tree
1999
J929.1 TAYLO Taylor, Maureen Through the Eyes of Your Ancestors
1999
J929.1 WADDE Waddell, Dan Who Do You Think You Are? : Be a Family Tree Detective
An introduction to genealogical research, including keepsake book, family-tree poster, index cards, family-crest design assistance, lift-the-flap features..
2011
J929.1 WOLFM Wolfman, Ira Climbing Your Family Tree: Online and Offline Genealogy for Kids: The Offical Ellis Island Handbook
2002
J929.1 Wolfman, Ira Do People Grow On Family Trees? : Genealogy for Kids and Other Beginners
1991
J929.1072 OLLHO Ollhoff, Jim Beginning Genealogy
Tips to help you trace your own ancestors.
2011
J929.1072 OLLHO Ollhoff, Jim Collecting Primary Records
2011
J929.1072 OLLHO Ollhoff, Jim DNA : Window to the Past
2011
J929.1072 OLLHO Ollhoff, Jim Exploring Immigration
2011
J929.1072 OLLHO Ollhoff, Jim Filling the Family Tree
2011
J929.1072 OLLHO Ollhoff, Jim Using Your Research : How to Check Your Facts and Use Your Information
Presents a brief guide on how to check facts and use other information in genealogical research.
2011
J973.07 Jungreis, Abigail Know Your Hometown History
1992
J974.71 MORRI Morris, Ann What Was It Like, Grandma?(Series): Grandma Esther remembers : A Jewish-American Family Story
2002

Parent/Teacher and Non Print Materials

CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J929.1 PTC Hickey, M. Gail Bringing History Home: Local and Family History Projects for Grades K-6
1999

Web Sites

Genealogy for Children
http://www.genealogyspot.com/features/kids.htm

Genealogy for Children -- Presented by Genwriters
http://www.genwriters.com/children.html

USGenWeb Kidz
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgwkidz/

WorldGenWeb for Kids
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wgwkids/

If you need help finding these or other Library materials, please check with anyone in Children's Services. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!




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