by Denise Jordan


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It's June 19 and you see a parade with music and dancing. But do you know why? It's Juneteenth, of course!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403436900
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Series: Holiday Histories Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

Table of Contents

A Celebration of Freedom4
What Is Juneteenth Day?6
Why Were African-Americans slaves?8
An Argument Over Slavery10
A War Is Started12
Rumors of Freedom14
The Union Goes to Texas16
Free at Last18
Celebrating Freedom20
Why Is Juneteenth Day called Juneteenth Day?22
How Is Juneteenth Celebrated Today?24
Where Are Juneteenth Celebrations Held?26
Juneteenth Jubilee28
Important Dates30
More Books to Read31

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