In this blog post, we’ll showcase the history of Juneteenth and how books have helped capture the struggles, triumphs, and the path to freedom. Featuring two titles that will explore themes like resilience, identity, and the fight for equality, all of which make Juneteenth a special occasion to highlight diverse voices, promote empathy, and deepen our understanding of African American history, culture and more.
Read on to see a timeline of the special holiday as well as our spring 2023 titles spotlighting Juneteenth, and the voices that earned their places in history.
By Associate Publicist, Megan Ciskowski
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Are you in need of solid nonfiction content that is accessible for beginning readers? Look no further than our Read for a Better World books. This brand was designed specifically with first grade learners in mind. Readers will be drawn in by the attractive design and photos that reflect the diversity of our world, while the carefully leveled text and thoughtful questions to connect learning will aid in comprehension. In addition, each book contains a photo glossary, age-appropriate book lists to learn more, as well as resources for educators, making these books a solid addition to any classroom or library.
Check out August new releases from Lerner Publishing Group!