All Different Now: Junteenth, the First Day of Freedom

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All Different Now: Junteenth, the First Day of Freedom
Author: Johnson, Angela
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Time Period: Industrial Age
Time Frame: 1865
Geographic Area: North America
Country: United States
Topics: American Civil War, Emancipation
Genre: Non Fiction, Own Voices
Reading Age: Lower Elementary
Format: Picture Book
Published: 2014

American History > Industrial Age > American Civil War

Experience the joy of Juneteenth in this celebration of freedom from the award-winning team of Angela Johnson and E.B. Lewis.

Through the eyes of one little girl, All Different Now tells the story of the first Juneteenth, the day freedom finally came to the last of the slaves in the South. Since then, the observance of June 19 as African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. This stunning picture book includes notes from the author and illustrator, a timeline of important dates, and a glossary of relevant terms.

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