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Celebremos Juneteenth!
Contributor(s): Boston Weatherford, Carole (Author), Buchanan, Yvonne (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1600602479     ISBN-13: 9781600602474
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
OUR PRICE: $10.16  

Binding Type: Paperback
Language: Spanish
Published: October 1995
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Annotation: Now available in Spanish, the story of a young girl who experiences the sights, sounds, and traditions of Juneteenth--a holiday that celebrates the emancipation of the last slaves in the United States.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2007011105
Age Level: 6-9
Grade Level: 1-4
Physical Information: 0.11" H x 8.03" W x 9.58" (0.27 lbs) 1 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
 
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Publisher Description:

A young girl, who has just moved to her parents' hometown, realizes that she has come home after the African American emancipation celebration of Juneteenth.

It's a fine day In June. Cassandra's family has just moved from the city back to her parents' hometown in Texas. Cassie likes her new house, and her new school is okay, but Texas doesn't quite feel like home yet.

What Cassie doesn't know is that her family has a surprise for her - a Texas tradition. As she helps prepare red velvet cake, fried chicken, and piles of other dishes, she wonders what makes June 19th so important. It isn't until Cassie and her family arrive downtown that she discovers what the commotion is about. And, in the process, she realizes that she and her family have indeed come home.

Translated from Juneteenth Jamboree, Celebremos Juneteenth! bring the African American emancipation celebration of Juneteenth to life for children. Readers of all ages will delight in this declaration of freedom and homecoming.

 
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