Watch the Webinar: Teaching About Juneteenth with Children’s Books

We had a great virtual turnout for last week’s webinar, “Teaching About Juneteenth with Children’s Books” with Newbery and Caldecott Honor-winning author and poet Carole Boston Weatherford (Juneteenth Jamboree), alongside expert educators Dr. Amanda Vickery, Assistant Professor of Social Studies at University of North Texas, and Dawnavyn James, Missouri-based Early Childhood and Elementary Educator. If you missed it live (or just want to watch again), you can access the webinar below, or here on YouTube. Keep reading for links to resources and booklists shared during the webinar.

Purchase the Books

Juneteenth Jamboree
¡Celebremos Juneteenth!

Lee & Low Books’ Juneteenth Booklist, Curated Book Collection, and Resources:

Juneteenth Shareable Book and Resource List
Juneteenth Curated Book Collection for Purchase
Juneteenth Jamboree Resource and Activity Guide

Additional Recommended Juneteenth Resources:

“Teaching Juneteenth” from Learning for Justice
Slavery in America: A Resource Guide
“Lies My Bookshelf Told Me: Slavery in Children’s Literature” from Learning for Justice
“This is Why Juneteenth is Important for America” from The Root
“Celebrating Juneteenth” from the National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian
Teaching Hard History Framework Grades K-5
Teaching Hard History Framework Grades 6-12
Austin History Center