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  • Family History Detective: A step-by-step guide to investigating your family tree

    Family History Detective: A step-by-step guide to investigating your family tree

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Desmond Walls Allen
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Family Tree Books; 2nd Revised edition edition (2011, Dec 7th).
    Pages:   160

    This all-ages guide makes genealogy fun and exciting. You'll find answers to all your family history questions using the simple, achievable steps found inside. Family History Detective includes: Tips on how to find family history information in your own home Websites, resources and techniques for online research Complete instruction on locating and using census, courthouse and church records An overview of library and archive research Instructions on how to plan, record and organize your research Fun ways to share your discoveries with others more

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  • The Cat Selector: How to Choose the Right Cat for You

    The Cat Selector: How to Choose the Right Cat for You

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Alderton
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Barron's Educational Series (2011, Aug 1st).
    Pages:   176

    Cats are popular as household companions and pets, but many people who plan to adopt a cat are unaware of the choices available to them. The Cat Selector will enlighten them with profiles of 130 feline breeds while also describing the wide variations in cats' dispositions and personalities. Author and animal expert David Alderton divides the contents of this book into categories designed to help each reader find the perfect cat to match his or her personality and lifestyle. His categories include-- Large cats * Athletic cats * Very friendly cats * Strange-coated cats * Distinctive cats * and many more The profiled breeds include-- Maine Coon * Siberian * Siamese * Turkish Angora * British Shorthair * Munchkin * Cornish Rex * Bengal * American Wirehair * Manx * Japanese Bobtail * and many more Each cat profile includes information on personality, appearance, grooming requirements, and specific health considerations. more

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  • Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy:

    Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy:

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   W. Daniel Quillen
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Cold Spring Press; Original edition (2011, Nov 15th).
    Pages:   144

    The only book of its kind for amateur genealogists!This book covers the use of two of the most effective sets of genealogical information available to genealogists: Census and military records. Quillen’s Essentials of Genealogy includes: what they are, how to use them, pitfalls, and issues concerning the information found. more

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  • Words for the Wedding: Creative Ideas for Personalizing Your Vows, Toasts, Invitations, and More

    Words for the Wedding: Creative Ideas for Personalizing Your Vows, Toasts, Invitations, and More

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Andrew Chesler
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Perigee Trade (2011, Dec 6th).
    Pages:   304

    "Come live with me and be my love..." Nothing personalizes a wedding more than using the right words. Brides- and grooms-to-be looking for unique, inspiring ways to celebrate their special day will find the best words of love in this practical guide. Romantic and witty, classic and contemporary, multicultural, pop-cultural, and just plain fun-if it's been said about love, it's in this book.Covering everything from invitations and wedding websites to readings, programs, party favors, and more, Words for the Wedding presents hundreds of classic and contemporary poems, quotes, quips, and blessings-from the Buddha to Bono-along with advice on how to use them most memorably.Whether you're planning a traditional nuptial or a do-it-yourself celebration on a shoestring, this useful and inspiring book will help you find all the right words to go along with "I do. more

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  • Mastering Immigration & Naturalization Records (Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy)

    Mastering Immigration & Naturalization Records (Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   W. Daniel Quillen
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Cold Spring Press; Original edition (2011, Aug 2nd).
    Pages:   144

    This second in Cold Spring Press's new "Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy" gets to the heart of what genealogical research is for most Americans: hitting the shores of the Atlantic Ocean looking east to the UK and Europe as they begin their search for their ancestors. Largely a nation populated by European immigrants from the 17th through early 20th centuries, immigration and naturalization records is often just the source needed to locate important genealogical information. "Mastering Immigration & Naturalization Records" will cover the following topics: -- What are Immigration Records?; -- What is the genealogical value of Immigration Records?; -- Where do I find Immigration Records?; -- How to locate Naturalization Records; -- Genealogical value of naturalization records. more

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  • Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy: Mastering Online Genealogy

    Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy: Mastering Online Genealogy

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   W. Daniel Quillen
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Cold Spring Press; Original edition (2011, Jul 26th).
    Pages:   144

    Great price for a great introduction to online genealogy!First in the new Quillen’s Essentials of Genealogy series, this book covers the use of computers and the Internet to successfully do your own genealogical research. It teaches readers about the Internet as an effective genealogical research tool, explains what genealogy databases are, where they are, and how to use them, details pitfalls to watch out for, tells the value of message boards and blogs, and much more. more

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  • The Bridal Bible: Inspiration for Planning Your Perfect Wedding

    The Bridal Bible: Inspiration for Planning Your Perfect Wedding

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kim Bamberg
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Lyons Press; First edition (2012, Jan 10th).
    Pages:   384

    The only book you need to plan a wedding, The Bridal Bible offers up an abundance of expert information complete with helpful tips on stress-free planning and step-by-step DIY information and tops it off with stunning visuals and photo galleries that will both inspire and educate the new couple as they make their journey to the altar. more

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