Juneteenth Jamboree

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrator(s):
Yvonne Buchanan
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
ISBN:
978-1600602481
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

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, the Texas tradition that celebrates the end of slavery.

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