Juneteenth

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035178

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Description

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.

Reading Level
Lexile
480L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
K
ATOS
2.4
DRA
30
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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