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Juneteenth for Mazie

Written & illustrated by Floyd Cooper
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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. This beautiful story by award-winning author and illustrator Floyd Cooper will captivate both children and adults.

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Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
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Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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This is my favorite of the Juneteenth books we’ve read so far—I love that it gives some history as well as a look at modern celebrations, and the illustrations are gorgeous!

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Book Topics › African Americans
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Who Wrote Juneteenth for Mazie

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Floyd Cooper

Floyd Cooper ( always dreamed of becoming an artist, and he has now illustrated dozens of books for children, including <i>Jump! (From the Life of Michael Jordan)</i>, <i>Back of the Bus</i>, and<i> Max and the Tag-Along Moon</i>. He received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in <i>The Blacker the Berry</i> and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his illustrations in <i>Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea</i> and <i>I Have Heard of a Land</i>.<i> </i>He lives in New Jersey with his family. Follow him on Twitter @floydcooper4.

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Floyd Cooper's Book Dedication

For the Williams, the Banks, the Perkins, and the Cooper families - the clans that form my tree.

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