Juneteenth

by Peppas, Lynn.

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Easy Readers ER j 394.26 PE
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Easy Readers
 
Call Number  ER j 394.26 PE
 
 
Summary
Every year on June 19th, people of all backgrounds celebrate the day that African Americans were freed from slavery in the United States. The occasion is marked by picnics and even rodeos that celebrate famous black cowboys! Young readers will be fascinated to learn about the history of the Civil War and the law that freed the slaves.
Contents
What is Juneteenth?
Atlantic slave trade
African Americans
American Civil War
The first Juneteenth
Juneteenth customs
Juneteenth music
Juneteenth food
Juneteenth rodeos
Learning on Juneteenth
Juneteenth in Texas
Juneteenth in other states
A public holiday
Juneteenth quiz.

Additional Information
Series Celebrations in my world.
Subjects Juneteenth -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Anniversaries, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Juneteenth.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas.
African Americans -- Texas -- Galveston -- History.
African Americans -- Anniversaries, etc.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.
Publisher New York :Crabtree Pub. Co.,2011
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
ISBN 9780778749356 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778749355 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780778749288 (alk. paper)
0778749282 (alk. paper)
Other Classic View