The Juneteenth Story: Celebrating the End of Slavery in the United States
by Alliah L. Agostini Author and Sawyer Cloud Illustrator
Teach your little ones about Juneteenth and the end of slavery. Even though the Emancipation Proclamation was issued more than two years previously, it wasn't until June 19th, 1865 that many enslaved people in Texas learned of the end of slavery. This colorful, joyful illustrated children's book tells the story of how they came to learn of their freedom and of how Juneteenth became a national holiday more than 150 years after it was first celebrated. Perfect for your home or your classroom.
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