Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI) is an annual celebration that recognizes the cultural and historical achievements of individuals and groups. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made numerous contributions to American culture through science, art, and sports and we celebrate these milestones throughout the month of May. Celebrate AAPI with us by checking out these books and movies:

AAPI Reads for Children

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho
Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao by Kat Zhang
When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller
Measuring Up by Lily LaMotte

AAPI Reads for Teens

This is Not a Personal Statement by Tracy Badua
A Thousand Steps into Night by Tracie Chee
The Silence that Binds Us by Joanna Ho
The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He

AAPI Reads for Adults 

Crying in the H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner
The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan
Portrait of a Thief: A Novel by Grace D. Li
Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto

AAPI Movies 

Raya and the Last Dragon
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Crazy Rich Asians

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