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|
|Number of Pages||24|