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List: Juneteenth

Cooper, Floyd.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her fath... More

Johnson, Angela.

In 1865, members of a family start their day as slaves, working in a Texas cotton field, and end it... More

Smith, Maximilian.

Also available in Hoopla in Spanish. Juneteenth is usually celebrated on June 19. It honors the day... More

Jordan, Denise.

Describes the holiday known as Juneteenth Day, which has roots in Texas and which celebrates the en... More

Peppas, Lynn.

Every year on June 19th, people of all backgrounds celebrate the day that African Americans were fr... More

Murray, Julie.

Easy-to-read text paired with colorful photos and informative captions introduces readers to a meani... More

Nelson, Robin.

A basic overview of Juneteenth for emergent readers. ... More

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Learn about how freedom came to the slaves in June 1865. ... More

Crayton, Lisa A.

Also available in Hoopla. "Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of enslaved people in the Un... More

Dolbear, Emily J.

Also available in Hoopla. "Learn the basics about Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day or ... More

Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Juneteenth. Intended for stude... More

Rosinsky, Natalie M. (Natalie Myra)

Provides information on the origin of Juneteenth and some of the ways in which it is celebrated. ... More

Cooper, Floyd

Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means i... More

Rinaldi, Ann.

Fourteen-year-old Luli and her family face tragedy after failing to tell their slaves that Presiden... More

DeRubertis, Barbara.

Abolitionists like Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Sojourner Truth fought for freedom from ... More

Wesley, Valerie Wilson.

When a girl from New York visits her cousin in Texas, she learns the origin of Juneteenth, a holida... More

Green, Amanda Jackson.

Also available in Hoopla. "From Juneteenth to the Tulsa Race Massacre, many important moments ... More

Otfinoski, Steven.

Also available in Hoopla. "In You Choose format, explores the history of Juneteenth Day, inclu... More

Leeper, Angela.

Explores the origins of Juneteenth, early celebrations, and how the holiday is celebrated today. ... More