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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...

Johnson, Angela.

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

Smith, Maximilian.

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

Jordan, Denise.

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

Peppas, Lynn.

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

Murray, Julie.

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

Nelson, Robin.

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

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

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

Crayton, Lisa A.

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

Dolbear, Emily J.

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

Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.

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

Rosinsky, Natalie M. (Natalie Myra)

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

Cooper, Floyd

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

Rinaldi, Ann.

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

DeRubertis, Barbara.

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

Wesley, Valerie Wilson.

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

Green, Amanda Jackson.

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

Otfinoski, Steven.

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

Leeper, Angela.

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