Book of the Month – June 2022

Juneteenth for Maizie

Book cover Juneteenth for Maizie
Juneteenth for Maize

Mazie is ready to celebrate liberty. She is ready to celebrate freedom. She is ready to celebrate a great day in American history. The day her ancestors were no longer slaves. Mazie remembers the struggles and the triumph, as she gets ready to celebrate Juneteenth.

Jack (Not Jackie)

Susan thinks her little sister Jackie has the best giggle! She can’t wait for Jackie to get older so they can do all sorts of things like play forest fairies and be explorers together. But as Jackie grows, she doesn’t want to play those games. She wants to play with mud and be a super bug! Jackie also doesn’t like dresses or her long hair, and she would rather be called Jack.

For more information…

https://www.capstonepub.com/juneteenth

https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=43467

https://www.teachingbooks.net/tb.cgi?tid=70966

One Book, One School Community…

“The idea is that… (a community) that opens the same book does it in greater harmony.”

-Mary McGrory, 2002