Grack, Rachel

Series: Celebrating Holidays
Library Bound

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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Copyright: 2019
Size: 7x9
Pages: 24
Interest Grade: PK- Grade 1
Classification: Nonfiction
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AR: 2.4
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Dewey: 394.263
Language: English
Penworthy Release: 08-2018
ISBN: 9781626177888
Item #: 40707
Onhand Quantity : 3
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Price: $17.95

Key words: holiday, Juneteenth, Emancipation Proclomation, slavery, freedom, parade, music, emancipation, Social Studies, Reader
Nonfiction, Bellwether Media

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Kids see popular holidays marked on the calendar, but do they know why these days have special status? Beginning readers will get a close-up look at major celebrations linked to seasons, faiths, and ethnicities, and the traditions that go along with them in this fun, interesting series.

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