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A day for rememberin' : inspired by the true events of the first Memorial Day / written by Leah Henderson ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.

Henderson, Leah, (author.). Cooper, Floyd, (illustrator.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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Summary:

In Charleston, South Carolina, in 1865, ten-year-old Eli and other newly freed slaves gather to honor the memory of fallen Union soldiers, an event considered to be one of the first celebrations of what is now called Memorial Day. Includes author's note.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande J 973.76 Hen (Text) 35178001824815 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/17/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419736308
  • ISBN: 1419736302
  • Physical Description: 40 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2021.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page [39]).
Summary, etc.:
In Charleston, South Carolina, in 1865, ten-year-old Eli and other newly freed slaves gather to honor the memory of fallen Union soldiers, an event considered to be one of the first celebrations of what is now called Memorial Day. Includes author's note.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 6 to 9. Abrams Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Freedmen > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Memorial Day > Juvenile fiction.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Juvenile fiction.
Freedmen > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Memorial Day > Fiction.
Charleston (S.C.) > Fiction.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / General.
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American & Black.
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877).
Genre: Children's stories.
Picture books.
Fiction.

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