Considered by many as the Grandmother of Juneteenth, Ms. Opal Lee is an educator by vocation, but a social activist by calling. Always eager to help someone in need. Her greatest joy is to see children reading and enjoying books which inspired her to write her first children's book about a subject she is extremely passionate about - Juneteenth.
The 'Grandmother of Juneteenth, ' Ms. Opal Lee advocates for the power of education to change the world. As an engaging and captivating way to introduce the history of slavery and freedom to children in words they can understand, Ms. Opal highlights the celebration of Juneteenth and the importance of commemorating this milestone all across America. Juneteenth: A Children's Story Special Edition will help to facilitate conversation and deeper learning about this important part of United States history now marked as a national holiday.
- 0.1" H x 8.5" L x 8.5" W
- 38 pages
- Ages 5 - 11