This post contains affiliate links. If you click the link and purchase the item, we receive a small commission. This doesn't change the price of the item. Homeplace by Anne Shelby, 1995 A Grandmother tells her granddaughter the story of the home she lives in, starting 100 years before with the girl's 4th great grandfather who built the house. The Jan Brett-like illustrations with lots of farm imagery invoke a very homey, country feeling. Each generation builds onto the "homeplace" and improves the property. Each generation is introduced by saying "ONE of the babies was your..." This book is filled with planting...
I've been gathering up all the children's books about family history that I can find. There are lots about family trees, and some about family heirlooms! My Mother's Pearls Story and art by Catherine Myler Fruisen My Mother’s Pearls was originally published in 1999. It’s out of print now but you can still find used copies on amazon. I got a copy from the library. The inside flap reads, “A young girl’s love of an heirloom opens a door of discovery to her rich and wonderful heritage. … My Mother’s Pearls beautifully evokes the special bond between mothers and daughters,...
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