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AANHPI Heritage Month Bundle
Discover the rich tapestry of Asian American experiences with our specially curated book bundle! Dive into three heartwarming and enlightening stories featuring characters of Indian, Japanese, and Korean heritage.
These captivating narratives celebrate diversity, fostering empathy, curiosity, and activism while immersing readers in the vibrant cultures of Asia. Each book is a window into unique perspectives, offering insights and connections that inspire understanding and appreciation for our shared humanity.
Explore the beauty of Asian American lives and the power of storytelling with this thoughtfully selected book bundle. Start your journey of discovery today!

See the other Beyond the Bookshelf bundles! These sets are carefully curated to include diverse themes that meet varied interests and learning requirements. Ignite curiosity and nurture a passion for reading today. Bring these titles home today! 

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Take Me Out to the Yakyu

Take Me Out to the Yakyu

Aaron Meshon

The narrator of this book has family in the US and in Japan and loves going to baseball games in both countries. Read about different modes of transportation, foods, standards of measurement, and cheers to compare these exciting events happening in two different cultures. 

Ideas to Spark Conversation

What’s your favorite thing to do with your familyIf you did that activity in another country, how do you think it would be different? How might it be the same 

Activities to Try

  • Sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” Change the words if you want to! 
  • Visit to learn some Japanese words.   
  • Draw a Venn Diagram showing elements of baseball games in the US, Japan, and both. 

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