Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Share the picture books and novels below with your students this month and every month to lift up Asian American and Pacific Islander voices.
Find characters with Japanese, Hawaiian, Thai, Indian, Korean, Vietnamese, and Indonesian heritage – and more. Don’t let one story be the only story for any group: offer a diversity of perspectives with great books.
Eyes That Speak to the Stars
New York Times bestselling team Joanna Ho and Dung Ho present Eyes That Speak to the Stars, companion to the acclaimed Eyes That Kiss in the Corners.
A young boy comes to recognize his own power and ability to change the future. This extraordinary picture book redefines what it means to be truly you.
Additional AAPI Heritage Month Titles
Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight
Tofu Takes Time
Helen H. Wu
The Floating Field
Jyoti Rajan Gopal
I Am the Subway
Gigi and Ojiji
Sakomoto’s Swim Club
Nana, Nenek & Nina
Fauja Singh Keeps Going
Simran Jeet Singh
Queen of Physics
Ho’onani Hula Warrior
A Duet for Home
Karina Yan Glaser
‘Ohana Means Family
Playing at the Border
Marshmallow and Jordan
The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh
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