Is it Friday already? The days seem to fly by! The good thing is that it’s time for a Perfect Picture Book review and craft activity. Susanna Hill’s blog is the place to go to find a whole bunch of other Perfect Picture Book Friday entries.
Today’s Perfect Picture Book is a perfect book to read as we celebrate Martin Luther King Day on January 19th.
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom
Written by Angela Johnson
Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (2014)
Themes: First day of freedom, slavery, family togetherness
“A June morning breeze off the port blew the smell of honeysuckle past the fields, across the yard, and into our room to wake us. And nobody knew as we ate a little, talked a little, and headed to the fields as the sun was rising, that soon it would be all different.” Continue reading