Stories of Heritage: 'Sunday Funday in Koreatown'
May 7, 2022 — Author and illustrator Aram Kim reads from her picture book Sunday Funday in Koreatown, a story about family, resilience, and Korean culture. Following the reading, she discussed the inspiration behind the book, the importance of diversity in children’s literature, and more with Neelam Chowdhary, acting vice president of education at Asia Society. (25 min., 47 sec.)
This is the first part of Asia Society Center for Global Education's Stories of Heritage: Asian American Voices in Children's Literature, an #ownvoices reading series that spotlights the works of Asian American children’s book authors. These are presented during Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, in partnership with Holiday House Publishing.