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A day for rememberin' : the first Memorial Day / by Leah Henderson ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.

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

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North Kansas City Public Library JE HEN (Text) 0001002449088 JUV Easy New Available -

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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.
Charleston (S.C.) > Juvenile fiction.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Juvenile fiction.

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