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 Selection

A Glasshouse of Stars

by Shirley Marr

Age 08 or older

Themes: 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: 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

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

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

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: 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+

Lucy and Linh

by Alice Pung

Age 12 or older

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

My Footprints

by Bao Phi

Age 05 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+, Recommended: Counterpoint to AAPI Hate

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 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

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, 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 Selection

The Best We Could Do

by Thi Bui

Age 15 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Historical, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Asylee, Refugee: War/Conflict

The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam

by Quang Nhuong Huynh

Age 08 or older

Themes: Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Lotus Seed

by Sherry Garland

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

The Magic Fish

by Trung Le Nguyen

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Education & Literacy, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, LGBTQIA+, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

The Paper Boat: A Refugee Story

by Thao Lam

Age 06 or older

Themes: Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict
This Time Will be Different

This Time Will Be Different

by Misa Sugiura

Age 13 or older

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

Too Young to Escape

by Van Ho

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Separation: Living with Other Family or Friends, Refugee: War/Conflict

Vietnamerica

by GB Tran

Age 14 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Graphic Novel, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, Visiting Home Country

Water Buffalo Days

by Quang Nhuong Huynh

Age 08 or older

Themes: Own Voices/Lived Experience

Weeping Under This Same Moon

by Jana Laiz

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Siblings, Family Separation: On Journey, Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict, The Arts, Welcoming by Individual

Wishes

by Muon Thi Van

Age 07 or older

Themes: Award Winner: I'm Your Neighbor Book Awards 2022, Engagement Tool: Video, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Separation: Different Immigration Status, Refugee: Persecution, Refugee: War/Conflict, Welcoming Library Selection

You Are Life

by Bao Phi

Age 05 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience