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A day for rememberin' : inspired by the true events of the first Memorial Day  Cover Image Book Book

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.).

Summary

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.

Item details

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

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page [39]).
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).
African Americans.
Freedmen.
Memorial Day.
United States.
Genre: Children's stories.
Fiction.
History.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Picture books.

Currently available copies

  • 30 / 38 copies available at PINES

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Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
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Athens Regional Library System:
      Winterville Library
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      O'Kelly Memorial Library
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Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
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      Columbia County Library
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