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The Story of Juneteenth

By Dorena Williamson, illustrated by Markia Jenai
Worthy Kids
24 pages

“With simple, age-appropriate language and colorful illustrations, this little board book introduces children to the events of June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, to inform the people of Texas that all enslaved people were declared free and the Civil War had ended.”

~ the publisher