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Author Smith, Maximilian, author.
Title The history of Juneteenth / by Maximilian Smith.
Pub Info New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2016.
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book jacket
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 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J HOLIDAY 394.2 His   NON-REQUEST  TEMP STORAGE
Descript 24 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
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Series The history of our holidays
Leveled reader, Social studies
History of our holidays.
GS leveled reader. Social studies.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Another Independence Day -- The Civil War -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- The first celebration -- Juneteenth today.
Summary "Juneteenth is usually celebrated on June 19. It honors the day in 1865 when Union troops swept into Galveston, Texas, and told the elated slaves there that they were free. This accessible volume delves into the American Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the events that led to this special holiday for African Americans and everyone who celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. Carefully chosen photographs reflect this special commemoration, both in the past and today."-- Amazon.com.
Note Accelerated Reader AR 3.8 0.5 180071.
Subject Juneteenth -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Anniversaries, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Juneteenth.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas.
African Americans -- Texas -- Galveston -- History.
African Americans -- Anniversaries, etc.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.
Texas.
Texas -- Texas -- Galveston.
United States.
Genre History.
Juvenile works.
Literature.
ISBN 9781482438949 (pbk. book)
1482438941 (pbk. book)
9781482438963 (library bound)
1482438968 (library bound)
9781482438970
1482438976
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