Human Interest

376669 02: First-grader Khatona Miller, right, investigates a circled location on a world globe with other classmates August 22, 2000 at Chicago's Stewart Elementary School. Young Khatona Miller is one of over 430,000 children heading back to the classrooms Aug. 22 in the Chicago Public School system.

Discussing historical events with a child can be a difficult task. So how do you explain Juneteenth to them? Children are curious, and they can ask a mountain of questions, which can get tricky, especially if the subject matter is challenging. These children-friendly books make Juneteenth digestible, interactive, and most importantly, record an accurate account for kids. Below you will find a synopsis of books for three levels: preschool, elementary, and middle school.

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