Juneteenth

Lynn Peppas (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194459

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Description

Every year on June 19th, people of all backgrounds celebrate the day that African Americans were freed from slavery in the United States. People mark the occasion by gathering at parks for picnics and to hear music. There are 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.

Reading Level
Lexile
425L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
L
ATOS
4.8
DRA
24
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity History Holidays & Festivals Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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