Inspired by the growing ancestry and DNA-testing crazes, this guide helps readers dig into the past and learn more about their own family history.
What does your family tree look like? Where do its roots lead? Are you related to royalty? Start your very own journey and find out with this activity-packed guide to genealogy! This lively guide will get you started on researching your family’s past and let you in on the newest and most up-to-date technology for genealogy research. Get tips on how to interview family members, create a family tree, and much more. Fun facts, lists, and sidebars offer additional tips and bring the dusty past to vivid life!
“The colorful layout includes plenty of fun facts, bulleted clues, and examples of research roadblocks, with solutions, case files, and activities. This volume expertly identifies libraries, historical societies, and other organizations of value to genealogists. It also establishes the crucial role of librarians and archivists and stresses the importance of how one’s own life shapes history. VERDICT Highly recommended for young people interested in genealogy.”—School Library Journal