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May

Teacher Appreciation Week May 8-12

Amelia's Road
Armando and the Blue Tarp School
Chess Rumble
Elizabeti's School
First Day in Grapes
Howard Thurman's Great Hope
How We Are Smart
My Teacher Can Teach…Anyone!
Seeds of Change
The Storyteller’s Candle
Up the Learning Tree
Yasmin's Hammer

Cinco De Mayo-May 5
A Movie in My Pillow
Angels Ride Bikes and Other Fall Poems
Amelia's Road
Arrorro mi nino
The Birthday Swap
Calling the Doves
Confetti: Poems for Children
Family Pictures
Finding the Music
From the Bellybutton of the Moon and Other Summer Poems
Gracias · Thanks
Iguanas in the Snow and Other Winter Poems
In My Family
Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems
Let Me Help!
Love to Mamá
Poems to Dream Together
The Pot That Juan Built
Summer of the Mariposas
Under the Lemon Moon

Mother's Day-May 14
A Shelter In Our Car
A House by the River
Abuela’s Weave
Antonio’s Card
Arrorro, mi nino
Bringing Asha Home
Cora Cooks Pancit
Destiny’s Gift
Goldfish and Chrysanthemums
Grandma and Me at the Flea
Grandma’s Purple Flowers
Home At Last
The Have a Good Day Cafe
How Far Do You Love Me?
In Her Hands
Irena’s Jars of Secrets
Journey Home
Love to Mamá
Love Twelve Miles Long
Mama Elizabeti
Mama the Alien
Mama’s Window
Maya’s Blanket
My Very Own Room
Poems in the Attic
Raymond’s Perfect Present
Saturday at the New You
Seaside Dream
Singing With Mamma Lou
The Story I'll Tell
Sunday Shopping
Sweet Potato Pie
Tofu Quilt
The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen
Two Mrs. Gibsons
Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree

Joe Louis’ Birthday-May 13
Joe Louis, My Champion

International Day of Biological Diversity-May 22
A Man Called Raven
Animal Poems of the Iguazu
Balarama
Bears Make Rock Soup
Buffalo Song
Elephant Quest
Everglades Forever
Giving Thanks
Gorilla Walk
Horse Song
Olinguito from A to Z
Parrots Over Puerto Rico
Puffling Patrol
Prairie Dog Song
Top to Bottom
We
Yum! Mmmm! Que Rico! America’s Sproutings

William Hoy’s Birthday-May 23
Silent Star

National Tap Dance Day-May 25
Baby Flo: Florence Mills Lights Up the Stage
Knockin’ On Wood

Memorial Day-May 30
Heroes
Quiet Hero: The Ira Hayes Story
When the Horses Ride By

Jim Thorpe’s Birthday-May 28
Jim Thorpe’s Bright Path

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Cinco De Mayo:
What does Cinco de Mayo Celebrate?
Interpreting Cesar Chavez's Legacy with Students
Book-Hungry Hands: A Guest Post by Pat Mora
Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners in Elementry and Middle School-Part 1
Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners Part 2: Choosing a Text and Vocab Words
Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners Part 3: Teaching Vocab in Layers
Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners Part 4: Writing, Speaking, & Listening
Using Dual Language and Bilingual Books and Parent Volunteers to Foster Deep Thinking
Using Dual Language and Bilingual Books in First and Second Grade

Using Dual Language and Bilingual Books in Third and Fourth Grade

Mother's Day:
Mother's Day Collection
Happy Mother's Day: Honoring the Mothers and Grandmothers in Our Lives
Book List: Children's Books about Transracial Adoption

Memorial Day:
Honoring Memorial Day with Lee & Low
Remembering My Grandfather on Memorial Day

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month:
Asian Pacific American Heritage Collection
Anna May Wong and Women of Color in Hollywood Today
Michelle Obama & Su Dongpo: A Character Analysis with Bloom's Taxonomy
Paula Yoo on Muhammad Yunus, Banking Smarter, and Managing Finances
The Problem with Ethnic Heritage Months

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