Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. This month is dedicated to honoring the legacy of AAPI in the United States, and to promote learning about their many varied cultures and influences to our country.
Check out NPR's article about the history of AAPI Month and why we celebrate.
The Paper Kingdom - Helena Ku Rhee
The Name Jar - Yangsook Choi
No Kimchi For Me - Aram Kim
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas - Natasha Yim
Snow Angel, Sand Angel - Lois-Ann Yamanka
Gibberish - Young Vo
'Ohana Means Family - Ilima Loomis
The Ocean Calls - Tina M. Cho
Chapter Books & Graphic Novels-
When You Trap a Tiger - Tae Keller
Sea Sirens - Amy Chu & Janet K. Lee
Kudo Kids - Maia Shibutani
Count Me In - Varsha Bajaj
For more info check out-
Activities, Information, Virtual Tours, etc. put together by the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Fun Facts from the Census Bureau