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Juneteenth Book List

A list of children’s books about Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. 

All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom, by Angela Johnson; illus. by E. B. Lewis. ISBN 9780689873768. $17.99 (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers).

Come Juneteenth, by Ann Rinaldi. ISBN 9780152063924. $7.99 (HMH Books for Young Readers).

Let’s Celebrate Emancipation Day & Juneteenth, by Barbara deRubertis. ISBN 9781635920604. $10.99 (Kane Press).

Juneteenth Jamboree, by Carole Boston Weatherford; illus. by Yvonne Buchanan. ISBN 9781600602481. $10.95 (Lee & Low Books).

The Story of Juneteenth: An Interactive History Adventure, by Steven Otfinoski. ISBN 9781491418048. $32.65 (Capstone Press).

Juneteenth, by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson; illus. Mark Schroder. ISBN 9780822559740. $7.99 (First Avenue Editions).

Juneteenth for Mazie, by Floyd Cooper. ISBN 9781479558209. $15.95 (Capstone Young Readers).

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