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  - kris0812 - LibraryThing

This modern day fictional story explains the yearly Texan celebration of Juneteenth. Cassandra is surprised by the food, clothing, and dancing but doesn’t understand what the celebration is all about ... Read full review

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Carole Boston Weatherford is the author of several acclaimed poetry collections and poetic biographies, including Sugar Hill and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, winner of a Caldecott Honor, the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration, and the NAACP Image Award. She teaches at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina.

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

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