When you have a genealogy story to tell, what’s the best format for that tale? Discover which family history book you should create.
In the following video, I walk you through the types of family histories you could create. Watch to see examples as well as explanations.
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Types of Family History Books
The general formats for family history books include:
Facts Only Family History Books
Story-Based Family Histories
Family History Books Featured in this Video
3 Slovak Women by Lisa Alzo
Cahill Blood: A Military Family History by Mike Cahill
The Bravest Canadian by Sam McBride
Aunt Flossie’s Hats (and Crab Cakes Later) by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
Careful Old Letters: A Jewish Family’s Story: Lodz-Warsaw-Paris by Alexandra Weinbaum
Red Geranium: A Kansas Family History In Letters 1880-1960 by James Allen Young
Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel by Jeannette Walls
Sarah’s Secret: A Western Tale of Betrayal and Forgiveness by Beverly Scott
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More Resources for Creating Your Family Histories
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Pick Your Family History Book Format Then Find a Publisher
Once you determine which format you want to utilize for your family history project, you need to choose a book publisher. Good thing I have a few recommendations that you will find helpful. Read this post: What Publisher Should I Use for My Family Histories.
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