Juneteenth

by Ponto, Joanna,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
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Braddock Carnegie Library Juvenile Non Fiction J 394.263 PON
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F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library Juvenile Non-Fiction IN TRANSIT
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Summary
In Texas, all slaves found out they were free on June 19, 1865. This day is known as Juneteenth. At first, it was a holiday in Texas, but now people celebrate Juneteenth all across the United States. Readers will learn about the history of the holiday as well as how it is celebrated today. In addition, they can prepare a delicious recipe for corn muffins and construct Juneteenth flag pinwheels to place in a garden, yard, or window.
Contents
Free at last!
The road to Juneteenth
The first Juneteenth celebrations
Making Juneteenth a holiday
What is Juneteenth like today?

Additional Information
Series Story of our holidays.
Subjects Juneteenth -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas -- Anniversaries, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Anniversaries, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Anniversaries, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Juneteenth.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas -- Anniversaries, etc.
African Americans -- Anniversaries, etc.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Anniversaries, etc.
Publisher New York, NY :Enslow Publishing,2017
Contributors Leeper, Angela, author.
Audience Age 8-up.
Grade 4 to 6.
Language English
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
ISBN 9780766083387
0766083381
9780766083363
0766083365
9780766083370
0766083373
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