Juneteenth Books for Kids

Juneteenth (June 19) celebrates and commemorates the final emancipation of enslaved African Americans on June 19, 1865 in Texas. This holiday is a celebration of freedom and the joyful recognition of the perseverance and spirit of Black people in this nation. Celebrate and learn more with these books from the Children’s Room!

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The Holiday

The History

Background Information

Poetry and Songs