Tag Archives: Reading Rockets

Artwork of a house on a mountain

May is Asian-Pacific Heritage Month: 10 Ways to Enrich Kids’ Appreciation of Asian-Pacific American Culture

May 2nd, 2014

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month—a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of 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 […]

National Poetry Month Poster2014

National Poetry Month: 30 Ways to Celebrate — A Poem a Day and More

April 1st, 2014

Plant the seeds and help grow a love for poetry in your kids this April and all year long. Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April, when schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets throughout the United States band together to celebrate poetry and its vital […]