Vietnamese/Vietnamese American

Thao: A Picture Book

by Thao Lam

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Names & Pronunciations, Own Voices/Lived Experience

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 Boy You Always Wanted

by Michelle Quach

Age 13 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Generational Differences: Dating, Generational Differences: Gender Roles, Genre: Romance, Own Voices/Lived Experience

The Journey of the Ancestors’ Gifts (The Nguyen Kids #4)

by Linda Trinh

Age 06 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend, Visiting Home Country

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 Mystery of the Painted Fan (The Nguyen Kids #3)

by Linda Trinh

Age 06 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Cultural, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, LGBTQIA+, The Arts, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

The Paper Boat: A Refugee Story

by Thao Lam

Age 06 or older

Themes: Refugee Journey, Refugee: War/Conflict

The Power of the Pearl Earrings (The Nguyen Kids #2)

by Linda Trinh

Age 06 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Abilities, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Sports, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

The Secret of the Jade Bangle (The Nguyen Kids #1)

by Linda Trinh

Age 06 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Generation: 2nd, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

The Yellow Áo Dài

by Hanh Bui

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts
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

When Clouds Touch Us

by Thanhhà Lai

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Poetry, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee: War/Conflict

Where Wildflowers Grow

by Hà Dinh

Age 03 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Economic, Multilingual Character, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp

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: Core Picture Books (Current)

Words Between Us

by Angela Pham Krans

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Immigrant: Reunion of Family, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Starred Review, Welcoming by Individual

You Are Life

by Bao Phi

Age 05 or older

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