Rachel A. Koestler-Grack has worked as an editor and writer of nonfiction books since 1999. She has written numerous biographies on a variety of historical and contemporary figures. She lives in the German community of New Ulm, Minnesota.
Read Aloud Tips
Introduce the book by having students share their past knowledge about Juneteenth.
Have students pick which activity they are most interested in.
Save time at the end of these activities to debrief and get reactions to the content.