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Title:
Juneteenth Day
Author:
Jordan, Denise.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago : Heinemann Library, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Summary:
Describes the holiday known as Juneteenth Day, which has roots in Texas and which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.
Language:
English
Contents:
A celebration of freedom -- What is Juneteenth Day? -- Why were African-Americans slaves? -- An argument over slavery -- A war is started -- Rumors of freedom -- The Union goes to Texas -- Free at last -- Celebrating freedom -- Why is Juneteenth Day called Juneteenth Day? -- How is Juneteenth celebrated today? -- Where are Juneteenth celebrations held? -- Juneteenth jubilee -- Important dates.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.8 0.5 73877.
ISBN:
9781403435057

9781403442536
Format :
Book