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Book recommendations are for educators and those looking for introductory guides to History & Genealogy. All books included on the list are circulating copies and may be checked out with a St. Louis County Library card.

Design Your Family Tree by Amie Jane Leavitt
ISBN: 1584159529
Publication Date: 2011-07-01
Explains how to create a family tree, a timeline of important life events, and research family history.

Basic Genealogy for Kids by Bonnie Hinman
ISBN: 1584159499
Publication Date: 2011-06-01
Introduces basic genealogy and provides information and clues to assist with research.

Collecting Primary Records by Jim Ollhoff
ISBN: 1616134615
Publication Date: 2010-09-01
Interest in family history is at its highest. Young people want to know where they came from, as well as the people who built their family and their country. The desire to build a family tree is there, but where does a researcher go to collect information? A genealogist needs to be a detective. This title, Collecting Primary Records, gives advice on where to look for information, what type of information a genealogist needs, and how to organize it all. Young researchers will be thrilled to have the leads they need to find clues about their families' past. Readers explore their own and other people's pasts, creating an understanding of the opportunities and challenges that built this nation. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Do People Grow on Family Trees? by Ira Wolfman
ISBN: 0894803484
Publication Date: 1991-01-06
An exciting genealogical primer, do people grow on family trees? combines activities, history, photographs, illustrations, and reminiscences. Suitable for ages 8-12. 121,000 copies in print.

Citing Historical Sources : A Manual for Family Historians by Noeline Kyle
Call Number: 929.1 K99C
ISBN: 1921956135
Publication Date: 2013
Topics discussed include referencing, bibliography, copyright, plagiarism, ethics and online resources.