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A celebration of the story of Black freedom in America, Juneteenth was officially recognized as a holiday in 2021, but its observance and traditions have existed for more than a century. Take a look at these books, events, and learning tools about Juneteenth from NPL!

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Learning and Teaching About Juneteenth Using Children's Literature

Klem-Marí Cajigas—of our marvelous Bringing Books to Life team—is also an NPL blogger, luckily for us all.

Check out her rich roundup post for Juneteenth including its origin and evolution, books for kids, and lesson plan ideas to help celebrate and teach "the beautiful tradition of Black freedom," as Klem-Marí eloquently words it.

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