Celebrate AAPI Picture Books!

Celebrate AAPI Picture Books!

May 26th at 2PM ET

 Picture Books by Terrific AAPI Creators!

Join us online to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with these delightful picture books and their creators! 

Tune in for:

  • Bao's Doll by BO LU. When Bao makes a big mistake, it'll take a lot of courage to own up to it and tell her mom. Read along as this act of bravery ultimately leads to a better understanding and a deeper bond between mother and daughter!

  • Tiny Troubles: Nelli's Purpose by SOPHIE DIAOJoin two cute, tiny, and curious best friends as they embark on the ultimate adventure to answer big philosophical questions like what is purpose?, and where can one find it?

  • Popo & Meimei Can Help by CATHY WU. Popo doesn’t speak any English, but that doesn't stop her from being there to help Meimei. They speak Mandarin Chinese at home, and Meimei picks up new words every day. But on a day when Meimei feels like she can’t do anything right, in the face of a language barrier, Meimei realizes she can help Popo, too. 

  • The Rock in My Throat by KAO KALIA YANG. A powerful true story about the author's own experiences with selective mutism. When young Kalia sees how her parents are poorly treated while making their best efforts to speak English, she chooses to longer speak at school. Will Kalia ever find her voice again?

Sunday, May 26th at 2PM ET via Crowdcast!

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