Gianna the Treasure Hunter
Gianna Saldaña is a curious young lady who has had to search on her own to find out information about her family. She joins an after-school Genealogy Club run by Mr. Williams, one of the teachers at her school. Through online research, she can find pictures of her relatives and more conclusive information than she ever dreamed possible.
In Gianna the Treasure Hunter, Gianna helps her friend Stephanie find out about her family as well by delving into the Ellis Island Records and recording her grandmother's story.
About Becky Villareal (Dallas, Texas Author)
Becky Villareal was born in Dallas, Texas in 1954 to missionary parents who traveled around Texas serving various communities. For twenty years she has been teaching early childhood in Dallas Independent School District. For the past seventeen years, she has been completing family research on her mother’s and father’s families. A grandmother of three, she enjoys writing and spending time with her family.
As an elementary teacher and twenty-year veteran of genealogy, Becky has been able to enjoy not only working with children but finding out about her family history.
She also enjoys a good cup of coffee, a quiet place to write, and a warm purring cat on her lap while she types.