Juneteenth Jamboree

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Lee & Low Books, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Cassandra and her family have moved to her parents' hometown in Texas, but it doesn't feel like home to Cassandra until she experiences Juneteenth, a Texas tradition celebrating the end of slavery.

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User Review  - Amber Pangburn - Goodreads

This is a story about an African family that lived in Texas. They celebrated the freedom of the empancipation every June. I would use this book to explain how Texas got emancipated later than all the other states. Read full review


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Carole Boston Weatherford is the author of Obama: Only in America; First Pooch: The Obamas Pick a Pet; and Racing Against the Odds: The Story of Wendell Scott, Stock Car Racing's African-American Champion. She is also the author of other biographies about prominent African-American figures. A Fayetteville State University professor, Carole lives with her husband, son, and daughter in High Point, North Carolina.

Buchanan is the award-winning illustrator of several works for children.

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