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Opal Lee And What It Means To Be Free

The True Story Of The Grandmother Of Juneteenth

by:Alice Faye Duncan

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The true story of Black activist Opal Lee and her vision of Juneteenth as a holiday for everyone celebrates Black joy and inspires children to see their dreams blossom. Growing up in Texas, Opal knew the history of Juneteenth, but she soon discovered that many Americans had never heard of the holiday that represents the nation's creed of "freedom for all. " Every year, Opal looked forward to the Juneteenth picnic--a drumming, dancing, delicious party. She... Show More

Product Specifics

  • Item ID 760784
  • # of Pages 32
  • Format Hardcover
  • Publish Date Jan. 18th, 2022
  • ISBN-10 1400231256
  • ISBN-13 9781400231256
  • Publisher Nelson/word Pub Group
  • Language ENG
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About Alice Faye Duncan

Alice Faye Duncan is a National Board Certified Teacher, who writes for young learners. Memory is her motivation. She writes to help children remember important moments from African American history. Her books are celebrated for vivid imagery and lyrical texts that sound like music. Alice's most popular titles include A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks; Just Like a Mama; Honey Baby Sugar Child; and Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop, which received a 2019 Coretta Scott King... Show More

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