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Jordan, Denise
Juneteenth / Denise M. Jordan
2nd ed
Chicago : Heinemann Library, c2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 394.2 JOR    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Juneteenth -- Juvenile literature
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Texas -- Juvenile literature
African Americans -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- Juvenile literature
African Americans -- Anniversaries, etc. -- Juvenile literature
African Americans -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: Juneteenth Day / Denise M. Jordan
Summary Describes the holiday known as Juneteenth Day, which has roots in Texas and which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States
Contents A Celebration of Freedom 4 -- What Is Juneteenth Day? 6 -- Why Were African-Americans Slaves? 8 -- An Argument Over Slavery 10 -- A War Is Started 12 -- Rumors of Freedom 14 -- The Union Goes to Texas 16 -- Free at Last 18 -- Celebrating Freedom 20 -- What Does Juneteenth Mean? 22 -- How Is Juneteenth Celebrated Today? 24 -- Where Are Juneteenth Celebrations Held? 26 -- Juneteenth Jubilee 28 -- Important Dates 30
Series Holiday histories
Heinemann first library
SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Jordan, Denise. Juneteenth Day

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