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Written by Rachel Grack


ISBN: 978-0-531-12415-4

List Price: $26.00

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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.
Item #: 676175
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2" x 9"
Pages: 24
Grades: 1 - 2
Ages: 6 - 7
Dewey #: 394.263
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