From the Series Celebrating Holidays
On June 19, 1865 – two years after the Emancipation Proclamation – Galveston, Texas became the last place in the country to learn the slaves were free. Today, Juneteenth is a joyful occasion with parades, speeches, music, and more! This engaging book teaches the fascinating origins and traditions of Juneteenth, honoring the freedom of African Americans.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Category||Leveled Readers, Nonfiction|
|Subject||Blastoff! Readers Level 2, Social Studies|
|Blastoff! Readers Level||2|
|Number of Pages||24|