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Juneteenth Day / Denise M. Jordan.

Author/creator Jordan, Denise
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoChicago : Heinemann Library, ©2003.
Description32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Series Holiday histories
Holiday histories. ^A565196
Contents A celebration of freedom -- What is Juneteenth Day? -- Why were African-Americans slaves? -- An argument over slavery -- A war is started -- Rumors of freedom -- The Union goes to Texas -- Free at last -- Celebrating freedom -- Why is Juneteenth Day called Juneteenth Day? -- How is Juneteenth celebrated today? -- Where are Juneteenth celebrations held? -- Juneteenth jubilee -- Important dates.
Abstract Describes the holiday known as Juneteenth Day, which has roots in Texas and which celebrates the end of slavery in the United States.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
LCCN 2003007827
ISBN1403435057 (hardcover)
ISBN9781403435057 (hardcover)
ISBN1403442533 (pbk.)
ISBN9781403442536 (pbk.)

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