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What kids should be reading for AAPI Heritage Month and why representation matters []


By David Oliver, USA TODAY, May 12, 2021

It's Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and one great way to mark the month is by educating yourself — and your children — about the community through reading. Given the proliferation of violence against the community, knowledge is power.

Children can start to internalize race and gender stereotypes as early as 4 years old, Dr. Christia Brown, a professor of developmental psychology at the University of Kentucky, previously told USA TODAY.

"Kids, by the time they're starting elementary school, have biases that parents are probably unaware of," Brown says.

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