May 2009 Calendar of Children’s Books
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
* Asian Pacific American Heritage Recommended Reading
Get Caught Reading Month
* 10 Ways to Help You Raise Kids Who Love Reading
Latino Books Month
* Love To Mama
* What is the Pura Belpré Award?
* The Storyteller's Candle / La velita de los cuentos
* Hispanic and Latino Heritage in Books for Children and Teens
National Egg Month
* An Egg Is Quiet
Mother's Day – May 10
* Children's Books For Mother's Day Gifts
National Transportation Week – May 10-16
* Children’s Books About Cars, Trucks and Diggers
Children’s Book Week – May 11-17
* What and when is Children’s Book Week?
* 2009 Summer Reading Lists for Kids and Teens
Birth Date of L. Frank Baum – May 15
* L. Frank Baum and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Birth Date of Margret Rey – May 16
* The Journey That Saved Curious George
Memorial Day – May 25
* The Wall by Eve Bunting
Birth Date of Amelia Jenks Bloomer – May 27
* The Amelia Bloomer Project
Many thanks to Elizabeth Kennedy for providing the May Calendar for holidays and Events for Children's Books!
Happy reading to all in the merry, merry month of May!