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The Roots of My Family Tree

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Take a trip around the world with a little girl, who is proud of her rich multicultural heritage.

The Roots of My Family Tree, is a celebration book for children, families and educators to use as an enjoyable springboard for conversations about family heritage. Bright, colorful, full illustrations, written in rhyme.
Countries around the world she travels to:
USA
Australia
Afric
...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published February 23rd 2012 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published February 7th 2012)
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Tracie
Feb 26, 2014 Tracie rated it it was ok
Through rhyming text and simple illustrations, a young girl proudly describes her multicultural heritage.

This book has a lovely message and provides ample opportunities to get kids thinking and talking about their own family trees, but I found the rhyming verse to be a little forced.
Sara DeVinck
Dec 20, 2015 Sara DeVinck rated it it was amazing
This is a book about a girl who travels to many different countries. It is a great book to use to learn about heritage. It is a book you could have on display in any classroom and it could be read aloud to start a unit on family heritage and multiculturalism.
Shante
Feb 05, 2015 Shante rated it really liked it
I enjoyed reading this book on YOUTUBE. I love having books where my students can watch it come to life. It becomes an easy way for me to show them how to visualize. The book is good for younger readers. I would use again!
Kathryn Hogan
Sep 18, 2012 Kathryn Hogan rated it liked it
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This book is a great book to get children to question about their own personal family trees'. This book would be great for any student and does not exclude any culture. I would suggest that some other books be read about single parents, and living with unique family situations. Also a very easy read!
Jessica Peterson
Aug 04, 2013 Jessica Peterson rated it really liked it
This book was cute. I liked that it introduces kids to a small piece of other countries of the world. And the picture of the little girl at the end, who looks an awful like the main character... adorable!
Mckinley
Jan 15, 2014 Mckinley rated it liked it
Shelves: picture, poetry, family
Illustrations look a bit like cut out collages.
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Niki Alling is an Author, Poet and Graphic Designer for greeting cards, t-shirts and gifts by NikiClix Creations. She is a mother and grandmother and has also worked with young children for many years and enjoys reading and writing stories for them.

She writes across the board of genres, including; paranormal, romance, inspirational poetry, children's books, time travel, science fiction and more.
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