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Phi, Bao

Summary: "As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E PHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE PHI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE PHI

Cobb, Amy

Summary: When her grandparents sign her up for the Benton Bluff Junior High band Tally Nguyen is horrified and worried about what the kids on her snowboarding team will think--but she comes to realize that she doesn't need to choose between the groups.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calico, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC COB

Phi, Bao

Summary: Upset after being bullied, Thuy, a Vietnamese American, pretends she is different creatures, including an especially strong, wonderful being made up of her two mothers and herself. Includes note about the phoenix and the Sarabha.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: Despite complaints from fellow Drone Academy member Parker, Howard To, sixteen, uses his drone to try to stop the stalker using a similar device to spy on Howard's idol, a famous actress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAN

Partridge, Elizabeth.

Summary: In the summer of 1980 before she starts junior high school in Santa Rosa, California, Tracy, who was adopted from Vietnam when she was six years old, finds an old ammo box with a dog tag and picture that bring up painful memories for both her Vietnam-veteran father and her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAR

Lai, Thanhha.

Summary: Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LAI

Surat, Michele Maria.

Summary: Ut, a Vietnamese girl attending school in the United States, lonely for her mother left behind in Vietnam, makes a new friend who presents her with a wonderful gift.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1983

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SUR

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: When the body of Marta Kowalski, a simple woman who cleaned houses for a living, is found under the Farmington River Bridge, the police write it off as a suicide. But Marta's niece thinks otherwise and hires Rick Van Lam to dig deeper into the affluent Farmington community for evidence of murder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Nguyen, Bich Minh.

Summary: Discovering a family heirloom that her mother may have received from Laura Ingalls Wilder, PhD graduate Lee Lien explores the tenuous connection between her ancestors and the famous pioneer author only to discover a trail of clues that lead to fateful encounters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NGU

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: Investigating the suspicious shooting death of one of the beautiful Le sisters, half-Vietnamese private investigator Rick Van Lam immerses himself in a hostile community where he uncovers dark secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Nguyen, Bich Minh.

Summary: Van and Linny Luong are as baffling to each other as their parents' Vietnamese legacy is to them both. When their father, Mr. Luong, summons them home for his American citizenship party, Van and Linny find themselves communing about their past, their late mother, their father's obsession with his Luong Arm invention for short people, even the irony of their romantic straits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NGU

Vuong, Ocean

4 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "Brilliant, heartbreaking, tender, and highly original - poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family's history that began...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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Cao, Lan

Summary: "An epic tale of love, loyalty, and war from the acclaimed author of Monkey Bridge Half a century after it began, the Vietnam War still has a hold on our national psyche. Lan Cao's now-classic debut, Monkey Bridge, won her wide renown for "connecting . .. the opposite realities of Vietnam and America" (Isabel Allende). In her triumphant new novel, Cao transports readers back to the war,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cao 2014

Lai, Thanhha.

Summary: Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LAI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Lai 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LAI

Tran, Vu

Summary: "Robert, an Oakland cop, still can't let go of Suzy, the enigmatic Vietnamese wife who left him two years ago. Now she's disappeared from her new husband, Sonny, a violent Vietnamese smuggler and gambler who's blackmailing Robert into finding her for him. As he pursues her through the sleek and seamy gambling dens of Las Vegas, shadowed by Sonny's sadistic son, "Junior," and assisted by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TRA

Cao, Lan.

Summary: A memoir of a Vietnamese refugee. The narrator, Mai Nguyen, was 13 when a helicopter lifted her from Saigon. Scenes of war written in lyrical Oriental style alternate with reflections on America, such as the obsession with winning and the usurping of parental authority by teachers. By the author of Everything You Need to Know about Asian Americans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAO

Bernhardt, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: On a sunny afternoon in Hartford, Connecticut, PI Rick Van Lam’s Vietnam-vet mentor and partner, Jimmy, and Jimmy’s old army pal, Ralph, are attacked as they walk down a city sidewalk. Ralph is killed, and Jimmy, backing up, is struck by a car. While the battered Jimmy is under the care of Rick’s landlord and friend, Gracie, where an improbable romance seems to be blooming, Rick finds himself...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Lanh, Andrew

Summary: Rick van Lam is bui doi , "a child of dust," as the Vietnamese scornfully called a mixed-blood kid whose father was an unknown American GI. But Rick was lucky-in time he was sent to America. And he's ended up in Hartford, Connecticut, where he's made a life as a private eye after leaving a career as a cop at the NYPD. Rick is also teaching a part-time course at Farmington College where brainy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Butler, Robert Olen.

Contents: Open arms -- Mr. Green -- The trip back -- Fairy tale -- Crickets -- Letters from my father -- Love -- Mid-autumn -- In the clearing -- A ghost story -- Snow -- Relic -- Preparation -- The American couple -- A good scent from a strange mountain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1993

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