Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with 280+ Children’s Books

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and during this month we celebrate and recognize the contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

This celebration includes the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, and Easter Island).

I’ve compiled for you a list of 10 different websites and blogs with a combined total of over 280+ books to celebrate Asian/Pacific Heritage Month:

 

From All Done Monkey: 6 children’s books on Asian Pacific American Heritage

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu - Social Justice Books Eyes That Kiss in the Corners: Ho, Joanna, Ho, Dung: 9780062915627: Amazon.com: Books

From Miss Panda Chinese:  12 children’s books featuring Asian/Pacific American authors

From Pragmatic Mom:  75 children’s books featuring Asian Pacific American authors and illustrators 

18 Fantastic New Zealand Children's Books featured by top travel blogger, Marcie in Mommyland: Manu the Kiwi of Kindness is a popular New Zealand kids book 18 Fantastic New Zealand Children's Books featured by top travel blogger, Marcie in Mommyland: Rata and the Waka a Tale from New Zealand is a kids book about Maori culture

From Marcie in Mommyland:  18 children’s books featuring the country of New Zealand

Asian & Asian American Children's Books: Round Is A Mooncake Asian & Asian American Children's Books: Lin Yi's Lantern

From Colour of Us:  30 children’s books (ages 0 to 18) featuring Asian & Asian American

Children's Books to Read for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (AAPI)

From Imagination Soup:  70 children’s books featuring Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (AAPI) characters

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From Hawaii Travel with Kids:  24 children’s books featuring the country of Hawaii 

Amazon.com: Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things: 9780375849305: Look, Lenore, Pham, LeUyen: Books Cora Cooks Pancit: Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore, Kristi Valiant, Kristi Valiant: 9781885008480: Books - Amazon

From Literacious: 25 children’s books to celebrate during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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From Happy Days in First Grade: 10 children’s books that celebrate Asian culture

From Kids Travel Books:  2 children’s books set in French Polynesia, 1 children’s book set in Samoa, 2 children’s books set in Papua New Guinea, 2 children’s books set in Tonga, and 4 children’s books set in the Marshall Islands.

Hope you enjoy these books.

Happy  AAPI Heritage Month!
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