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ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH

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PBS- Kids - AAPI

12 Children's Books to Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage (PBS)


For YA readers, The Front Desk series is based on the author's life and offers an honest depiction of what life is like for modern-day immigrants. Use this reading guide to deepen your reader's understanding of key themes.

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Visit the New Britain Museum of American Art on May 18th for a free community day celebrating AAPI Heritage

Check out 8 Ways to Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month With Kids

 

Google has put together a list of 8 "cultural bucket list" stories - including sports, art, poetry, and more - worth checking out. (Scroll past the carousel.)

Explore this virtual Asian American Art Museum

 

Make a plan to visit one of these Asian American National Parks and Memorials

AUTISM ACCEPTANCE & ARAB AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

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A Mighty Girl

A Mighty Girl website

for fiction and nonfiction books about inspiring women

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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LUNAR NEW YEAR & MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. 

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH

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NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

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NATIONAL PRIDE & JUNETEENTH MONTH

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Explore conversations about gender diversity with the Guilford Free Library Big Hearts Book Club; a storytime for children ages 5 to 8 with accompanying adult. On June 20th the book club will read picture books about matching what you feel on the inside to how you look on the outside, and guest speakers on the gender diverse spectrum will help lead discussion and answer questions, followed by a rainbow-themed craft activity.  All registered participants who attend will receive a free children’s book on the topic of gender identity.  Register here!

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Library_2023

Explore conversations about gender diversity with the Guilford Free Library Big Hearts Book Club; a storytime for children ages 5 to 8 with accompanying adult. On June 20th the book club will read picture books about matching what you feel on the inside to how you look on the outside, and guest speakers on the gender diverse spectrum will help lead discussion and answer questions, followed by a rainbow-themed craft activity.  All registered participants who attend will receive a free children’s book on the topic of gender identity.  Register here!

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Pride Video_2023

What is PRIDE month and why is it celebrated in June? This quick video answers all of the questions you may have about PRIDE and how to discuss the celebration with children.

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CT Visit_2023

Connecticut has great PRIDE celebrations happening throughout the month of June. Check out this local resource to find events for your family to attend.

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On January 1, 1863, all enslaved persons in the Confederate United States were declared free through the Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln. Unfortunately, some 250,000 slaves in Galveston, Texas did not hear this news of freedom until June 19th, 1865; some two and half years later. Check out this wonderful video for a lively explanation about the origins of Juneteenth!

ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH

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12 Children's Books to Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage (PBS)


For YA readers, The Front Desk series is based on the author's life and offers an honest depiction of what life is like for modern-day immigrants. Use this reading guide to deepen your reader's understanding of key themes.

PBS- Kids - AAPI

12 Children's Books to Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage (PBS)


For YA readers, The Front Desk series is based on the author's life and offers an honest depiction of what life is like for modern-day immigrants. Use this reading guide to deepen your reader's understanding of key themes.

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Arree Chung

Watch Chinese-American author and illustrator Arree Chung read his book, Mixed, about tolerance and embracing our differences.

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Doraemon

Head to the Westport YMCA on May 7th for their AAPI festival, featuring performers, food, and fun.

 

Check out 8 Ways to Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month With Kids

 

Google has put together a list of 8 "cultural bucket list" stories - including sports, art, poetry, and more - worth checking out. (Scroll past the carousel.)

Explore this virtual Asian American Art Museum

 

Make a plan to visit one of these Asian American National Parks and Memorials

AUTISM ACCEPTANCE MONTH

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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

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A Mighty Girl

A Mighty Girl website

for fiction and nonfiction books about inspiring women

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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LUNAR NEW YEAR

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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH

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NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

Native American Heritage

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NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Hispanic Heritage - 2022

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National Pride Month - 2022

NATIONAL PRIDE MONTH

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ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

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Story Behind Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The Story Behind Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 

A collaborative project of several governmental museums and research organizations, this site highlights various artwork, videos, events, historical documents and other content that pays tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month - All About the Holidays from PBS Learning Media

2 min. video introduction for kids

Pride Month 2

How to Explain Pride Month to Your Child

An Age-by-Age Guide to Talking to Your Kids About Gender

"...children who are raised understanding a variety of gender options aren’t more likely to express a trans or gender-independent identity, they are more likely to develop personal resilience and confidence around their own choices—and the choices of others..."

13 LGBTQ+ Heroes You Didn't Learn About in History Class

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