Spring 2023


From the Series Holiday History

In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the history of Juneteenth, including when, where, and who first celebrated Emancipation Day, its meaning, the traditions associated with it, and how African American people around the United States celebrate independence today. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the history behind this important holiday that freed enslaved people.

A Take a Look! infographic highlights the symbolism of the Juneteenth colors, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the history of the holiday. Children can learn more about Juneteenth using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Juneteenth also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Juneteenth is part of Jump!'s Holiday History series.

Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Category C3 Social Studies
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2024
Publisher Jump!, Inc.
Imprint Pogo Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2023-06-20
BISACS JNF026130, JNF026000, JNF052020
Dewey 394.263
Dimensions 7.5 x 9
Lexile 550
Guided Reading Level K
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Author: J.P. Miller

Illustrator: N/A