|Format:||Print Book 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 24 Libraries 29 of 30 copies|
On June 19, 1865 - two years after the Emancipation Proclamation - Galveston, Texas became the last place in the country to learn the slaves were free. Today, Juneteenth is a joyful occasion with parades, speeches, music, and more! This engaging book teaches the fascinating origins and traditions of Juneteenth, honoring the freedom of African Americans.
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|Series||Blastoff! readers. Celebrating holidays.|
-- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
|Publisher|| Minneapolis, MN :Bellwether Media,2019
24 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.