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They built me for freedom : the story of Juneteenth and Houston's Emancipation Park / written by Tonya Duncan Ellis ; illustrated by Jenin Mohammed.

Ellis, Tonya Duncan, (author.). Mohammed, Jenin, (illustrator.).

"Bringing to life the 150-year story of Emancipation Park in Houston, Texas, and the origins of Juneteenth, this moving picture book, with lyrical text and vibrant artwork, is an ode to the struggle, triumph, courage and joy of Black America."

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  • ISBN: 9780063286054
  • ISBN: 006328605X
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2024]
Subject: Juneteenth > Juvenile literature.
Enslaved persons > Emancipation > Texas > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Texas > History > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
Enslaved persons > Emancipation.
African Americans > Texas.
African Americans > Social life and customs.
Picture books.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Area Public Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Palmer Branch JUV 394.263 E (Text) 31901004793446 New Juv Nonfiction Available -

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