Sunday, May 20, 2012

Reading Time: "The Sound of Colors" and more - Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Book Picks

Reading is such a good way to learn about a culture. For the month of May we are exploring stories from the Asian-Pacific region. Do you have a favorite story from any of the Asian-Pacific countries? Share your favorite with us!

The Sound of Colors

The Musubi Man: Hawaii's Gingerbread Man

Bee-Bim Bop!

Filipino Children's Favorite Stories

Hush! A Thai Lullaby

Peach Boy and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories

The Story of Chopsticks

Enjoy my book picks of the month and let me know your favorites!

Disclosure: I have no affiliation with the authors or publishers of the books listed here.  All opinions expressed are my own.  

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month - Discover the Diversity of our Cultures

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.  What better time to explore the diversity of our Asian-Pacific cultures? This cultural exploration project can go from now all the way to and through the summer.  Want to know how to say "hello" in Vietnamese, Shanghainese, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese? Do you know where Dim Sum is from? Check out this video to find out these answers and more!

Learn More About Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month:

HARTLYN KIDS: GUEST BLOG: Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with Children

HapaMama: Children's Books for Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

BiculturalMom: 8 ways to Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Colorín Colorado: APA Celebrations

Fact Monster: Celebrating Asian Contribution to America