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Juneteenth is an annual holiday honoring the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas, and more generally the emancipation of all enslaved African Americans.

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Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates all men and women who have died in military service for the United States.

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National Freedom Day is observed in the United States to honor the signing of the resolution that outlawed slavery. This is a day for all Americans to reflect on the importance of freedom.

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The Cloud Artist

Gazing at the clouds – watching them move, shift, and create beautiful art in the sky. Many of us have experienced this, but what we haven’t experienced is being able to create the art. That special gift belongs to the Choctaw*, shared in the Native American tale The Cloud Artist. The Cloud Artist (Hoshonti Holbvttoba Inchunli) is a bilingual…

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Museum Mysteries

The Case of the Portrait Vandal is just one of the many books in The Museum Mysteries, a series by Steve Brezenoff. The books feature four friends solving crimes in the Capitol City museums where their parents work. Disclosure: We received a complimentary copy of this book for review purposes; however, all opinions are our own.…

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