All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom
Author: Angela Johnson
Description: 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.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; Illustrated edition (May 6, 2014)
Reading age: 5 - 9 years
Grade level: Kindergarten - 4