Books tagged: family history

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Kimonobox
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Have you ever emptied out an old trunk or chest of drawers and looked through family treasure? Charlotte and Tom had a great time looking through their family treasure chest. This story is a wonderful one for introducing young kids to the notion of family history and it has the added element of discussing Japanese culture.
Climbing Family Trees, Whispers in the Leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
“Climbing Family Trees” is a fun book written by twin sisters that includes helpful “how-to” tips to research your own family history. There are also over 100 true and amazing stories that will inspire you to discover your roots, honor your heritage and celebrate your family! Check out http://rootstelevision.typepad.com/climbing_family_trees
Legends - Family Stories and Myths
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You set the price! Words: 26,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Misconstrued tales, unspoken events, a heroic deed, a celebrity or a shady past; all of which can be unchallenged family stories handed down by grandmother, but could sweet old grandma have gotten the story wrong all these years? Anyone fascinated with the unusual, strange or bizarre aspects of one’s ancestors will enjoy "Legends". They will learn the genealogical sources to solving mysteries.
One Tree in the Forest - The Family of Harman William Whitney Hoffman
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Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A family history book focusing on the direct-line ancestors and the direct descendants of Harman W. W. Hoffman. This book traces from the original immigrant to the US to the current generation of direct descendants, spanning a timeline from the 1720's to the late 1990's. Important surnames include Riggs, Kimmel, Markley, Lanning, Wheaton and others.
Firebug
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Series: Leavenworth, Kansas Enos Hobson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Based on a true incident in Leavenworth’s amazing past, retired Army Intelligence LTC Enos Hobson teams up with his daughter, Samantha, and two genealogy experts to track down a homicidal arsonist (The Firebug) who takes revenge on descendants of the ring leaders of a 5,000-man mob who burnt an innocent man at the stake in 1901. Follow the development of Sheba, the Rhodesian Ridgeback hound.
Preserving Memories: How to Write a Family History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Families often lose their histories through the generations, which may explain why genealogy — the process of trying to trace and recapture that history — is hugely popular. Learn how to preserve your precious family memories for future generations, whether you simply want to print a few copies on your computer or publish a hardcover book to sell to the general public
How to Get Your Book Published Free in Minutes and Marketed Worldwide in Days
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Only now can a writer get his or her book published free in minutes and have it marketed worldwide in days. Gordon Burgett now offers a how-to, step-by-step guide that walks beginners and veterans through the process: from writing to submitting to marketing. It can be a novel, cookbook, nonfiction, kids' book, memoir, or a dozen other kinds. In fact, this book is a perfect example!
Days with Indigo
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 107,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
"Days with Indigo" is the cozy story of a woman, Chloe Adair, who is locked in the memories of her past. With much frustration, she desperately seeks for the meaning of her life. With time, tea, and recollection, she goes on a journey of the mind. Can certain truths ever really be known? Join Chloe, and her cast of faithful companions, and find out.
Olga - A Daughter's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Based on a true story. Set in Kingston and England when Jamaica was the jewel in the crown of the British Empire, ‘Olga – A Daughter’s Tale’ is the saga of one family’s history, heritage and culture - obeah, a form of witchcraft. It is the story of an innocent young woman and how world events, personal tragedy and malicious intent all combined to separate her from her beloved family.
Evergreen A Christmas Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
A dying grandfather tells the story of the first Christmas tree to a family wrenched by strife.