2023 June Featured Book: Ages 7-9

All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom by Angela Johnson

In 1865, members of a family start their day as slaves, working in a Texas cotton field, and end it celebrating their freedom on what came to be known as Juneteenth.

Developmental Markers: https://startingwithstories.org/sevens-eights-nines

Like to learn about the history of their own people and communities.

• Discuss slavery with your child. Here is a good resource from Rebekah Gienapp. https://www.rebekahgienapp.com/talk-with-children-about-slavery/
• Find a way to thoughtfully celebrate Juneteenth https://www.goodgoodgood.co/articles/how-to-celebrate-juneteenth

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