Given Nguyen’s experiences and perspective, we asked her, along with children’s book author Erin Entrada Kelly, to choose book recommendations for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Nguyen and Kelly offer their recommendations below, organized by genre, for readers looking for stories about the Asian American experience.
Asian Pacific American nonfiction4.
Asian Pacific American poetry10.
“Butterfly Yellow” by Thanhha Lai2020 marks the 45th anniversary of the first arrival of Southeast Asian refugees to the United States.