Vietnamese/Vietnamese American

A Different Pond

by Bao Phi

Age 07 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Discrimination: Language Ability, Educator Resource, Engagement Tool: Arts, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

A Glasshouse of Stars

by Shirley Marr

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

A Pho Love Story

by Loan Le

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict

Adrift at Sea: A Vietnamese Boy’s Story of Survival

by Marsha Forchuk Skyrpuch

Age 06 or older

Themes: Genre: Historical, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

Blablabla: (Gibberish)

by Young Vo

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Immigrant: Education, Non-English Book: Spanish, Welcoming by Individual

Butterfly Yellow

by Thanhha Lai

Age 13 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Family Separation: On Journey, Genre: Historical, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

Duck for Turkey Day

by Jacqueline Jules

Age 06 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Multiracial Identity, Welcoming by School

Escape from Saigon: How a Vietnam War Orphan Became an American Boy

by Andrea Warren

Age 10 or older

Themes: Adoption, Discrimination: Racial, Multiracial Identity, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Family Style: Memories of an American from Vietnam

by Thien Pham

Age 14 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Graphic Novel, Loss of Childhood, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Unspecified

Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun

by Jonny Garza Villa

Age 13 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Award Winner: Youth Media Awards 2022, Cross-Group Dating, Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Dating, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Finding Papa

by Angela Pham Krans

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: On Journey, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: Economic Crisis

Gibberish

by Young Vo

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Immigrant: Education, Welcoming by Individual

Gloria Buenrostro Is Not My Girlfriend

by Brandon Hoang

Age 14 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Going Home, Coming Home / Ve Nha, Tham Que Huong

by Truong Tran

Age 03 or older

Themes: Bilingual Book: Vietnamese/English, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Visiting Home Country

Hundred Years of Happiness

by Thanhhà Lai

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Inside Out and Back Again

by Thanhha Lai

Age 09 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Discrimination: Language Ability, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

It’s Not Like It’s A Secret

by Misa Sugiura

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+

Last Flight

by Kristen Mai Giang

Age 04 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

Lucy and Linh

by Alice Pung

Age 12 or older

Themes: Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st

My Father, The Panda Killer

by Jamie Jo Hoang

Age 14 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Citizenship, Coming of Age, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Generation: 1st, Loss of Childhood, Mental Health, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Trauma & Healing: Intergenerational, Unaccompanied Minors

My Footprints

by Bao Phi

Age 05 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Immigration Status, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+, Recommended: Counterpoint to AAPI Hate, Religious Background: Hindu

No Place Like Home

by Linh S. Nguyen

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Canadian Connection, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Immigrant: Economic, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

Not Here to Be Liked

by Michelle Quach

Age 13 or older

Themes: Community Action, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

by Ocean Vuong

Age 15 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Language, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict

Our New Home: Immigrant Children Speak

by Emily Hearn

Age 08 or older

Themes: Anthology, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Generation: 1st, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Our Stories Carried Us Here

by Full List in Materials

Age 12 or older

Themes: Citizenship, Discrimination: Cultural, Engagement Tool: Video, Graphic Novel, Immigrant: Economic, Immigrant: Education, Immigrant: Religious Freedom, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Immigrant: Undocumented

Sea Sirens (Trot & Cap’n Bill Adventure Series #1)

by Amy Chu

Age 08 or older

Themes: Animals, Cultural Empowerment, Diverse Abilities: Neurological, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Generational Differences, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Graphic Novel, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

Sky Island (Trot & Cap’n Bill Adventure Series #2)

by Amy Chu

Age 08 or older

Themes: Animals, Cultural Empowerment, Diverse Abilities: Neurological, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Generational Differences, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Graphic Novel, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

Sky of Bombs, Sky of Stars

by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Age 08 or older

Themes: Adoption, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees

by Mary Beth Leatherdale

Age 09 or older

Themes: Anthology, Canadian Connection, Discrimination: Racial, Engagement Tool: Discussion, Engagement Tool: I'm Your Neighbor Books Created, Engagement Tool: Video, Genre: Historical, Recommended: "Cartography" Companion Reads, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Religious Background: Jewish, Religious Background: Muslim, Welcoming Library: Core Picture Books (Current)

Team Chu and the Battle of Blackwood Arena (Team Chu #1)

by Julie C. Dao

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Action Adventure, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Sports, Welcoming by School

Team Chu and the Epic Hero Quest (Team Chu #2)

by Julie C. Dao

Age 08 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Action Adventure, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Sports