All Different Now

All Different Now Cover

All Different Now

Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom

By Angela Johnson; E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689873768, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 6, 2014

Description
Experience the joy of Juneteenth in this celebration of freedom from the award-winning team of Angela Johnson and E.B. Lewis.
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.
Told in Angela Johnson's signature melodic style and brought to life by E.B. Lewis's striking paintings, "All Different Now "is a joyous portrait of the dawn breaking on the darkest time in our nation's history.

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