A basic overview for emergent readers of the Juneteenth holiday, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. Celebrated on June 19, this day commemorates the abolition of slavery and is an official holiday in 29 states. Photographs in the text reflect the short, easy-to-understand sentences that improve vocabulary and comprehension.

Juneteenth 2009, Lerner Classroom, Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9780761350279

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Juneteenth 2009, Lerner Publications, Minneapolis

ISBN-13: 9780761349341