Happy Juneteenth!

Juneteenth-- the holiday that commemorates June 19, 1865, the day Texas slaves learned they were free— over two years after Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.

Do you celebrate Juneteenth?

3 Books about Juneteenth that give children basic information about the holiday:

Jordan, Denise. (2003). Juneteenth Day. Chicago, IL: Heinemann.
Leeper, Angela. (2004). Juneteenth: A Day to Celebrate Freedom from Slavery. Berkeley Heights, N.J. : Enslow.

Weatherford, C. B. (1995). Juneteenth Jamboree. Illus. Yvonne Buchanan. New York: Lee & Low.

What do you think of these books? Have you read any of the books above to your children? Your students?  Have you read one that I don't mention here?
I'd love to hear what you think.